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FreeBSD Ports: mgetty+sendfax

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

FreeBSD 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

13 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: mgetty+sendfax CVE-2008-4936 faxspool in mgetty 1.1.36 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/faxsp.##### temporary file.

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=496403 https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235806 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/44ee8160-c453-11dd-a721-0030843d3802.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)