DSA 2147-1: Security update for pimd
Posted on: 01/17/2011 08:48 AM

A pimd security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2147-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
January 16, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : pimd
Vulnerability : insecure temporary files
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-0007

Vincent Bernat discovered that pimd, a multicast routing daemon, creates
files with predictable names upon the receipt of particular signals.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.0-alpha29.17-8.1lenny1.

The testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid)
will receive updates shortly.

We recommend that you upgrade your pimd packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

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