Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : mono vulnerabilities (USN-1517-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Mono System.Web library incorrectly
filtered certain error messages related to forbidden files. If a user
were tricked into opening a specially crafted URL, an attacker could
possibly exploit this to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
(CVE-2012-3382)

It was discovered that the Mono System.Web library incorrectly handled
the EnableViewStateMac property. If a user were tricked into opening a
specially crafted URL, an attacker could possibly exploit this to
conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. (CVE-2010-4159).

Solution :

Update the affected libmono-system-web1.0-cil,
libmono-system-web2.0-cil and / or libmono-system-web4.0-cil packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60126 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40351
54344

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1459
CVE-2010-4159
CVE-2012-3382