Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : rhythmbox vulnerability (USN-1503-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Hans Spaans discovered that the Context plugin in Rhythmbox created a
temporary directory in an insecure manner. A local attacker could
exploit this to execute arbitrary code as the user invoking the
program. The Context plugin is disabled by default in Ubuntu.

Solution :

Update the affected rhythmbox-plugins package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59956 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54186

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3355