Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : uim (MDKSA-2005:198)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Masanari Yamamoto discovered that Uim uses environment variables
incorrectly. This bug causes a privilege escalation if setuid/setgid
applications are linked to libuim.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20436 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-198.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3149

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