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    Debian: New dhis-tools-dns packages fix insecure temporary file creation

    Date 27 Dec 2005
    Posted By Joe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 928-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    December 27th, 2005           
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    Package        : dhis-tools-dns
    Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3341
    Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a from the Debian Security Audit project
    discovered that two scripts in the dhis-tools-dns package, DNS
    configuration utilities for a dynamic host information System, which
    are usually executed by root, create temporary files in an insecure
    The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain a dhis-tools-dns
    For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
    version 5.0-3sarge1.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 5.0-5.
    We recommend that you upgrade your dhis-tools-dns package.
    Upgrade Instructions
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    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
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    For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
    For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
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