Debian: 'enscript' Temporary file handling vulnerability

    Date20 Jan 2002
    CategoryDebian
    2346
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The version of enscript (a tool to convert ASCII text to differentformats) has been found to create temporary files insecurely.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-105-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    January 21, 2002
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    Package        : enscript
    Problem type   : insecure temporary files
    Debian-specific: no
    
    The version of enscript (a tool to convert ASCII text to different
    formats) has been found to create temporary files insecurely.
    
    This has been fixed in version 1.6.2-4.1 .
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
    
      Source archives:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2-4.1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 9804afe6e88ce01c401e7ba69c16f499
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2-4.1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 45d3c704006ac4f5782af606c85950f8
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 823e5eec421350c91bd5e65ebdc9fa7f
    
      Alpha architecture:
         
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: de76734dc050b25b7e910373c8952b4e
    
      ARM architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 30a6f887dcfe58b03683dfceb36891ae
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 6eb940c410f2363a35fc0ba29bd03e6b
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 411d2c7f1dda66b5ae1e560b664063e0
    
      PowerPC architecture:
         
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: ea2a8299d261a0bdc33c7b26d2a5adde
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
         
    http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: e53fc25a3f3788f2063c8b5490aaeb24
    
      These packages will be moved into the stable distribution on its next
      revision.
    
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    apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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