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Debian Security Advisory DSA 927-2 (tkdiff)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.6

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to tkdiff announced via advisory DSA 927-2. The last update of tkdiff contained a programming error which is fixed by this version. For completeness we're adding the original advisory text: Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena from the Debian Security Audit project discovered that tkdiff, a graphical side by side diff utility, creates temporary files in an insecure fashion. For the old stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 3.08-3woody1.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-1sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.2-4. We recommend that you upgrade your tkdiff package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20927-2

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)