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HistoryJan 17, 2008 - 12:00 a.m.

Debian Security Advisory DSA 575-1 (catdoc)

2008-01-1700:00:00
Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
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0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%

The remote host is missing an update to catdoc
announced via advisory DSA 575-1.

# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: deb_575_1.nasl 6616 2017-07-07 12:10:49Z cfischer $
# Description: Auto-generated from advisory DSA 575-1
#
# Authors:
# Thomas Reinke <[email protected]>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2007 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com
# Text descriptions are largerly excerpted from the referenced
# advisory, and are Copyright (c) the respective author(s)
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2,
# as published by the Free Software Foundation
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
#

include("revisions-lib.inc");
tag_insight = "A temporary file problem has been discovered in xlsview from the
catdoc suite, convertors from Word to TeX and plain text, which could
lead to local users being able to overwrite arbitrary files via a
symlink attack on predictable temporary file names.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.91.5-1.woody3.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 0.91.5-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your catdoc package.";
tag_summary = "The remote host is missing an update to catdoc
announced via advisory DSA 575-1.";

tag_solution = "https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20575-1";

if(description)
{
 script_id(53267);
 script_version("$Revision: 6616 $");
 script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-07-07 14:10:49 +0200 (Fri, 07 Jul 2017) $");
 script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2008-01-17 22:45:44 +0100 (Thu, 17 Jan 2008)");
 script_bugtraq_id(11560);
 script_cve_id("CVE-2003-0193");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"2.1");
 script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
 script_name("Debian Security Advisory DSA 575-1 (catdoc)");



 script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

 script_copyright("Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com");
 script_family("Debian Local Security Checks");
 script_dependencies("gather-package-list.nasl");
 script_mandatory_keys("ssh/login/debian_linux", "ssh/login/packages");
 script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
 script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
 script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
 script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"package");
 script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
 exit(0);
}

#
# The script code starts here
#

include("pkg-lib-deb.inc");

res = "";
report = "";
if ((res = isdpkgvuln(pkg:"catdoc", ver:"0.91.5-1.woody3", rls:"DEB3.0")) != NULL) {
    report += res;
}

if (report != "") {
    security_message(data:report);
} else if (__pkg_match) {
    exit(99); # Not vulnerable.
}

0.0004 Low

EPSS

Percentile

5.1%