Debian Security Advisory
DSA-1187-1 migrationtools -- insecure temporary files
- Date Reported:
- 30 Sep 2006
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 338920.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2006-0512.
- More information:
Jason Hoover discovered that migrationtools, a collection of scripts to migrate user data to LDAP creates several temporary files insecurely, which might lead to denial of service through a symlink attack.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 46-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 46-2.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your migrationtools package.
- Fixed in:
Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (sarge)
- Architecture-independent component:
MD5 checksums of the listed files are available in the original advisory.