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Debian: 'enscript' Temporary file handling vulnerability

Date 20 Jan 2002
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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. 
https://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:
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2-4.1.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: 9804afe6e88ce01c401e7ba69c16f499
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2-4.1.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 45d3c704006ac4f5782af606c85950f8
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/enscript_1.6.2.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: 823e5eec421350c91bd5e65ebdc9fa7f

  Alpha architecture:
     
https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: de76734dc050b25b7e910373c8952b4e

  ARM architecture:
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: 30a6f887dcfe58b03683dfceb36891ae

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: 6eb940c410f2363a35fc0ba29bd03e6b

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
     https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 411d2c7f1dda66b5ae1e560b664063e0

  PowerPC architecture:
     
https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/enscript_1.6.2-4.1_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: ea2a8299d261a0bdc33c7b26d2a5adde

  Sun Sparc architecture:
     
https://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  https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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