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RHSA-2002:012: Updated enscript packages fix temporary file handling vulnerabilities

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RHSA-2002:012: Updated enscript packages fix temporary file handling vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
01/31/2002
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated enscript packages that fix insecure handling of temporary files are available.

GNU enscript is a program for converting ASCII files to PostScript(TM). When it creates temporary files, it does so with predictable filenames in a manner that would follow symbolic links. This could allow a local user to overwrite files written by the user running enscript, or read the contents of the temporary files.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-enscript

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