Slackware 12.2 / current : xdg-utils (SSA:2009-033-01)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

New xdg-utils packages are available for Slackware 12.2 and -current
to fix security issues. Applications that use /etc/mailcap could be
tricked into running an arbitrary script through xdg-open, and a
separate flaw in xdg-open could allow the execution of arbitrary
commands embedded in untrusted input provided to xdg-open.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected xdg-utils package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35577 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0386