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Debian: 'exuberant-ctags' insecure temporary files Print E-mail
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Debian Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributedwith Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-046-1                   security@debian.org 
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Wichert Akkerman
April 15, 2001
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Package        : exuberant-ctags
Problem type   : insecure temporary files
Debian-specific: no

Colin Phipps discovered that the exuberant-ctags packages as distributed
with Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 creates temporary files insecurely. This has
been fixed in version 1:3.2.4-0.1 of the Debian package, and upstream
version 3.5.

wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato
---------------------------------

  Potato was released for alpha, arm, i386, m68k, powerpc and sparc.

  Source archives:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1.diff.gz
      MD5 checksum: 39f3a5578b34ee5c92487ad666640f76
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1.dsc
      MD5 checksum: 28829651dade3469b57562d07b79db57
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/source/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4.orig.tar.gz
      MD5 checksum: 55a96549e98e1ae55e356a5b92e11c0b

  Alpha architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-alpha/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_alpha.deb
      MD5 checksum: 5729175cd362b1db8ae12df5e698514f

  ARM architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-arm/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_arm.deb
      MD5 checksum: 6cae95b120683fd54a4b91d3debcbc97

  Intel ia32 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-i386/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_i386.deb
      MD5 checksum: 34d47b29d526d34b1b74701884201400

  Motorola 680x0 architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-m68k/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_m68k.deb
      MD5 checksum: 31dd7e10a5ed1cca3d43c1f6af025f5e

  PowerPC architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-powerpc/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_powerpc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 992fe75ae8d2b996e39650bb1af65646

  Sun Sparc architecture:
     http://security.debian.org/dists/stable/updates/main/binary-sparc/exuberant-ctags_3.2.4-0.1_sparc.deb
      MD5 checksum: 998c4b4b261d2d21a46119992946cc05

  These files will be moved into
   ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/*/binary-$arch/ soon.

For not yet released architectures please refer to the appropriate
directory  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/sid/binary-$arch/ .

--
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apt-get: deb  http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
dpkg-ftp:  ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org




 
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