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    Debian: [UPDATED] 'exuberant-ctags' vulnerability

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    Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributed with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely. The updated exuberant-ctags that was mentioned in DSA-046-1 was unfortunately compiled incorrectly.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-046-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
    https://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
    April 19, 2001
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    Package        : exuberant-ctags
    Problem type   : recompile of sparc package
    Debian-specific: yes
    
    The updated exuberant-ctags that was mentioned in DSA-046-1 was
    unfortunately compiled incorrectly: the stable chroot we used
    turned out to be running unstable instead.
    
    A new package with version 1:3.2.4-0.1.1 has been made that is
    correctly compiled.
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
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      This advisory only updated the sparc package.
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
         https://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1.1_sparc.deb
    
      Thise file will be moved into stable on its next revision.
    
    For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
    directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .
    
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    apt-get: deb  https://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
    dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
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