Executive Summary

Title exuberant-ctags for sparc was incorrectly built
Name DSA-046 First vendor Publication 2001-04-15
Vendor Debian Last vendor Modification 2001-04-19
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision 2

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 3.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 4.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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The updated exuberant-ctags that was mentioned in DSA-046-1 was unfortunately compiled incorrectly: the stable chroot we used turned out to be running unstable instead.

A new package with version 1:3.2.4-0.1.1 has been made that is correctly compiled.

wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.

Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2001/dsa-046

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 67

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-01-17 Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 046-1 (exuberant-ctags)
File : nvt/deb_046_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
5642 Exuberant Ctags Insecure Temporary File Creation

A local race condition exists in Exuberant Ctags. The software fails to properly set file permissions on temporary files. It may be possible for an attacker to use a symbolic link to the temporary file to overwrite any file on the system which could result in loss of integrity and/or availability.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2004-09-29 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-046.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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