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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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  Source archives:
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  ARM architecture:
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  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  Intel IA-64 architecture:
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  HP Precision architecture:
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  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
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  Big endian MIPS architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:     9970 8f0fe90a8941022445814684fb334f65

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
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  PowerPC architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:     9404 064c6072f9f0aac62f474cff127dad15

  IBM S/390 architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:     8182 cc1d5ed072b00670b6a5b970c2ac8629

  Sun Sparc architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:     7802 8c3e13cc4b95da0e4abd1926f11cfc94

  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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