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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:072

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2005:072.

DBI is a database access Application Programming Interface (API) for
the Perl programming language.

The Debian Security Audit Project discovered that the DBI library creates a
temporary PID file in an insecure manner. A local user could overwrite or
create files as a different user who happens to run an application which
uses DBI::ProxyServer. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project
( has assigned the name CVE-2005-0077 to this issue.

Users should update to this erratum package which disables the temporary
PID file unless configured.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12360
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0077
Bugtraq: 20050125 [USN-70-1] Perl DBI module vulnerability (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-658 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: dbi-library-file-overwrite(19068)
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