Debian mason postinst Firewall Startup Failure

2005-10-06T09:15:18
ID OSVDB:19875
Type osvdb
Reporter Christoph Martin()
Modified 2005-10-06T09:15:18

Description

Vulnerability Description

mason contains a flaw that may leave a system without a firewall after a reboot. The issue is triggered when a user configures mason after the installation, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.0.0-3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

mason contains a flaw that may leave a system without a firewall after a reboot. The issue is triggered when a user configures mason after the installation, resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:17084 CVE-2005-3118