GLSA-201206-13 : Mono: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201206-13
(Mono: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Mono and Mono debugger.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code, bypass general
constraints, obtain the source code for .aspx applications, obtain other
sensitive information, cause a Denial of Service, modify internal data
structures, or corrupt the internal state of the security manager.
A local attacker could entice a user into running Mono debugger in a
directory containing a specially crafted library file to execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Mono debugger.
A context-dependent attacker could bypass the authentication mechanism
provided by the XML Signature specification.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201206-13.xml

Solution :

All Mono debugger users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-util/mono-debugger-2.8.1-r1'
All Mono users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/mono-2.10.2-r1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false