Debian: 'exuberant-ctags' insecure temporary files

    Date15 Apr 2001
    CategoryDebian
    2590
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributedwith Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-046-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    April 15, 2001
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    Package        : exuberant-ctags
    Problem type   : insecure temporary files
    Debian-specific: no
    
    Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributed
    with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely. This has
    been fixed in version 1:3.2.4-0.1 of the Debian package, and upstream
    version 3.5.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
    ---------------------------------
    
      Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.
    
      Source archives:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1.diff.gz
          MD5 checksum: 39f3a5578b34ee5c92487ad666640f76
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1.dsc
          MD5 checksum: 28829651dade3469b57562d07b79db57
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4.orig.tar.gz
          MD5 checksum: 55a96549e98e1ae55e356a5b92e11c0b
    
      Alpha architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_alpha.deb
          MD5 checksum: 5729175cd362b1db8ae12df5e698514f
    
      ARM architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_arm.deb
          MD5 checksum: 6cae95b120683fd54a4b91d3debcbc97
    
      Intel ia32 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_i386.deb
          MD5 checksum: 34d47b29d526d34b1b74701884201400
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_m68k.deb
          MD5 checksum: 31dd7e10a5ed1cca3d43c1f6af025f5e
    
      PowerPC architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_powerpc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 992fe75ae8d2b996e39650bb1af65646
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
         http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_sparc.deb
          MD5 checksum: 998c4b4b261d2d21a46119992946cc05
    
      These files will be moved into
       ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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