Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS : amarok vulnerability (USN-657-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2015 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Dwayne Litzenberger discovered that Amarok created temporary files in
an insecure way. Local users could exploit a race condition to create
or overwrite files with the privileges of the user invoking the
program. (CVE-2008-3699).

Solution :

Update the affected amarok, amarok-engines and / or amarok-xine

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37944 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30662

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3699