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Debian: New migrationtools packages fix denial of service

Jason Hoover discovered that migrationtools, a collection of scripts to migrate user data to LDAP creates several temporary files insecurely, which might lead to denial of service through a symlink attack. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1187-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                         Moritz Muehlenhoff
September 30th, 2006                    http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : migrationtools
Vulnerability  : insecure temporary files
Problem-Type   : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-0512
Debian Bug     : 338920

Jason Hoover discovered that migrationtools, a collection of scripts
to migrate user data to LDAP creates several temporary files insecurely,
which might lead to denial of service through a symlink attack.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 46-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 46-2.1.

We recommend that you upgrade your migrationtools package.


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

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.


Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/migrationtools/migrationtools_46-1sarge1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      612 5a355cf02190e34db6b1ce980451f834
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/migrationtools/migrationtools_46-1sarge1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     7507 9ac40aa23b34c01679b706fe8cd2805f
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/migrationtools/migrationtools_46.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    21069 dc80548f76d6aeba2b51b15751e08b21

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/m/migrationtools/migrationtools_46-1sarge1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:    23284 762bca33fb8b2bf74efabe0735a490b8


  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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