Security update for arc
(Last modified: 27SEP2005)
solutions Security update for arc SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (9d308f73411993e55c6ab24d20793491)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
- Eric Romang discovered that the ARC archive program under Unix creates a temporary file with insecure permissions which may lead to an attacker stealing sensitive information (CAN-2005-2945).
- Joey Schulze discovered that the temporary file was created in an insecure fashion as well, leaving it open to a classic symlink attack (CAN-2005-2992).
rpm -Fvh arc.rpm
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