openSUSE 10 Security Update : tomboy (tomboy-4698)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The tomboy mediaplayer used LD_LIBRARY_PATH unsafely by allowing empty
LD_LIBRARY_PATH components.

This would enable the player to load its shared libraries of the
current directory which might contain user-supplied shared libraries,
potentially supplied from the network by an attacker. (CVE-2005-4790)

Solution :

Update the affected tomboy package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28287 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4790

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