An updated sysreport package that fixes an insecure temporary file flaw is
This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.
Sysreport is a utility that gathers information about a system's hardware
and configuration. The information can then be used for diagnostic purposes
Bill Stearns discovered a bug in the way sysreport creates temporary files.
It is possible that a local attacker could obtain sensitive information
about the system when sysreport is run. The Common Vulnerabilities and
Exposures project assigned the name CAN-2005-2104 to this issue.
Users of sysreport should update to this erratum package, which contains a
patch that resolves this issue.