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FreeBSD Ports: ja-groff

Information

Severity

Severity

Low

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

2.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: ja-groff CVE-2004-1296 The (1) eqn2graph and (2) pic2graph scripts in groff 1.18.1 allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on temporary files.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286371 http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=286372 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/01bb84e2-bd88-11d9-a281-02e018374e71.html

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