Debian Security Advisory
DSA-907-1 ipmenu -- insecure temporary file
- Date Reported:
- 23 Nov 2005
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 244709.
In the Bugtraq database (at SecurityFocus): BugTraq ID 10269.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2004-2569.
- More information:
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.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.