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Mandriva: Updated tkcvs packages fix insecure temporary file vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that tkdiff created temporary files in an insecure manner. The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:001
 Package : tkcvs
 Date    : January 3, 2006
 Affected: 10.2, 2006.0
 Problem Description:
 Javier Fernandez-Sanguino Pena discovered that tkdiff created
 temporary files in an insecure manner.
 The updated packages have been patched to correct these problems.

 Updated Packages:
 Mandriva Linux 10.2:
 1176ec289eb9c1db9e0880fecf798b92  10.2/RPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.102mdk.noarch.rpm
 1ff811e1e7c67367f1b00043f551ca70  10.2/SRPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 10.2/X86_64:
 42894ff4d158649ca7af3c1033129b2b  x86_64/10.2/RPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.102mdk.noarch.rpm
 1ff811e1e7c67367f1b00043f551ca70  x86_64/10.2/SRPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.102mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 56564e6af74eab4267dbef2c10024978  2006.0/RPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.20060mdk.noarch.rpm
 bb9113e83db02b3e0c39d3e6a5d072b9  2006.0/SRPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 c12cc3ee6e7fb618766533435a018f90  x86_64/2006.0/RPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.20060mdk.noarch.rpm
 bb9113e83db02b3e0c39d3e6a5d072b9  x86_64/2006.0/SRPMS/tkcvs-7.2.2-1.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact


 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
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