Debian: New libmail-audit-perl packages fix insecure temporary file use

    Date31 Jan 2006
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Niko Tyni discovered that the Mail::Audit module, a Perl library for creating simple mail filters, logs to a temporary file with a predictable filename in an insecure fashion when logging is turned on, which is not the case by default.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 960-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 31st, 2006                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libmail-audit-perl
    Vulnerability  : insecure temporay file createion
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-4536
    Debian Bug     : 344029
    
    Niko Tyni discovered that the Mail::Audit module, a Perl library for
    creating simple mail filters, logs to a temporary file with a
    predictable filename in an insecure fashion when logging is turned on,
    which is not the case by default.
    
    For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.0-4woody1.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1-5sarge1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1-5sarge1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libmail-audit-perl 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:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.0-4woody1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      663 f1cc82dae98e2a7ae42e29e757797b41
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.0-4woody1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     5548 64f85349649a968db3493fa8ba27aea1
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.0.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12526 3bc6043611f0fabdd856498e25bd48f6
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.0-4woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    29446 d7e0e9264e08f04777eb05f543956498
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/mail-audit-tools_2.0-4woody1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:     8840 f97415f72fcf1806b18e9e059ae5c6e0
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.1-5sarge1.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      786 766a0a1d409fb6a55d0fd28cfeb9139d
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.1-5sarge1.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     4227 48ed975c7c87db86bcafde084cde94a5
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.1.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21669 b52b1142fa9ed7d847c531186f913ea6
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/libmail-audit-perl_2.1-5sarge1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41836 38128df51141ba4bd495f3d698629b52
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/libm/libmail-audit-perl/mail-audit-tools_2.1-5sarge1_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12176 1d898a6a9f2a40cad0416d5b107df3bd
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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