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

    Date 31 Jan 2006
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 960-2                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.                             Martin Schulze
    January 31st, 2006            
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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
    This update only corrects the update for sarge, the version in woody is correct.
    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 2.1-5sarge2.
    For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
    version 2.1-5.1.
    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 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
          Size/MD5 checksum:      786 00abe0533af4fb16e3f65a5dda9ded34
          Size/MD5 checksum:     4266 4348a85b636a87503374874354eefdcd
          Size/MD5 checksum:    21669 b52b1142fa9ed7d847c531186f913ea6
      Architecture independent components:
          Size/MD5 checksum:    41874 136f752ab91f2ce393f1c943d151c0e3
          Size/MD5 checksum:    12222 d3caeeef4e88540511c1fdb3ae3f8877
      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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