A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 1:1.0.8-4ubuntu1.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
Recently, Trustix Secure Linux discovered a vulnerability in a
supplemental script of the lvm10 package. The program
"lvmcreate_initrd" created a temporary directory in an insecure way,
which could allow a symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary
files with the privileges of the user invoking the program.