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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200809-08
(Amarok: Insecure temporary file creation)
Dwayne Litzenberger reported that the
MagnatuneBrowser::listDownloadComplete() function in
magnatunebrowser/magnatunebrowser.cpp uses the album_info.xml temporary
file in an insecure manner.
A local attacker could perform a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary
files on the system with the privileges of the user running the
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Amarok users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/amarok-1.4.10'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 34115 (gentoo_GLSA-200809-08.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3699