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Debian: New ipmenu packages fix insecure temporary file creation

Date 22 Nov 2005
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Posted By Joe Shakespeare
Updated package.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 907-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
November 23rd, 2005                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : ipmenu
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
Problem type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2004-2569
BugTraq ID     : 10269
Debian Bug     : 244709

Akira Yoshiyama noticed that ipmenu, an cursel iptables/iproute2 GUI,
creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion allowing a local
attacker to overwrite arbitrary files utilising a symlink attack.

For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.0.3-4woody1

The stable distribution (sarge) does not contain the ipmenu package.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.0.3-5.

We recommend that you upgrade your ipmenu 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 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ipmenu/ipmenu_0.0.3-4woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      561 89c838a80091dd0f86b8fa3455edf519
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ipmenu/ipmenu_0.0.3-4woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     2307 0ba4d3b6153ea509c9d4617f98ae3893
    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ipmenu/ipmenu_0.0.3.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    27078 e8c5de8c6d8ec97760c1a9d39d90fb18

  Architecture independent components:

    https://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/i/ipmenu/ipmenu_0.0.3-4woody1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23150 85df22e0cb86e28f3a57ed2687d7b863


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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