Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1035-1 fcheck -- insecure temporary file
- Date Reported:
- 15 Apr 2006
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2006-1753.
- More information:
Steve Kemp from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that a cronjob contained in fcheck, a file integrity checker, creates a temporary file in an insecure fashion.
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.59-7sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 2.7.59-8.
We recommend that you upgrade your fcheck package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.