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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1674-1 (jailer)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.9

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to jailer announced via advisory DSA 1674-1.

Insight

Insight

Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that updatejail, a component of the chroot maintenance tool Jailer, creates a predictable temporary file name, which may lead to local denial of service through a symlink attack. For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4-9+etch1. For the upcoming stable distribution (lenny) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4-10. We recommend that you upgrade your jailer package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201674-1

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