Debian: New tkdiff packages fix insecure temporary file creation

    Date27 Dec 2005
    CategoryDebian
    7619
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Updated package.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 927-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    December 27th, 2005                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : tkdiff
    Vulnerability  : insecure temporary file
    Problem type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2005-3343
    
    Javier Fern�ndez-Sanguino Pe�a from the Debian Security Audit project
    discovered that tkdiff, a graphical side by side "diff" utility,
    creates temporary files in an insecure fashion.
    
    For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.08-3woody0.
    
    For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.0.2-1sarge0.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 4.0.2-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your tkdiff package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    - --------------------
    
    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/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_3.08-3woody0.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      568 f331eee995b5ec3b5346b519c7147ee4
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_3.08-3woody0.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     3685 f00859ddd284e8016728b5a1d00b6fdd
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_3.08.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    63171 197e9bee9812a5698889c589efd9b1ee
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_3.08-3woody0_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    67308 7314490886f96610a31f71bc22513c7f
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_4.0.2-1sarge0.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      571 e54f2d9fcd23c386640502fbe119e2b0
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_4.0.2-1sarge0.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:     3973 decabcedfbb5b9fc7dfa8a48b661b563
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_4.0.2.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    86258 c52f7d8d87ebe34fbba6b6bdf30f3c60
    
      Architecture independent components:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/t/tkdiff/tkdiff_4.0.2-1sarge0_all.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:    85468 c5fe0c83bfb827e2903a045767f03ded
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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