A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 2.2-1ubuntu0.1. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
Javier Fern=E1ndez-Sanguino Pe=F1a discovered that the "dotty" tool created and used temporary files in an insecure way. A local attacker could exploit this with a symlink attack to create or overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running dotty.