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USN243-1 : tuxpaint vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
These remote packages are missing security patches :
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña discovered that the tuxpaint-import.sh
script created a temporary file in an insecure way. This could allow a
symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the
rights of the user running tuxpaint.
Upgrade to :
- tuxpaint-0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
- tuxpaint-data-0.9.14-2ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 5.10)
Threat Level: High
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