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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.51650
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2005:072
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

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
(cve.mitre.org) 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.

Solution:
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

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-072.html

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
2.1

Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 12360
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-0077
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12360
Bugtraq: 20050125 [USN-70-1] Perl DBI module vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=110667936707597&w=2
Debian Security Information: DSA-658 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-658
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426530/30/6600/threaded
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-38.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:030
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10552
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-072.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1013007
http://secunia.com/advisories/14015
http://secunia.com/advisories/14050
XForce ISS Database: dbi-library-file-overwrite(19068)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/19068
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