FreeBSD : epiphany -- untrusted search path vulnerability (e848a92f-0e7d-11de-92de-000bcdc1757a)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

CVE Mitre reports :

Untrusted search path vulnerability in the Python interface in
Epiphany 2.22.3, and possibly other versions, allows local users to
execute arbitrary code via a Trojan horse Python file in the current
working directory, related to a vulnerability in the PySys_SetArgv
function (CVE-2008-5983).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35910 (freebsd_pkg_e848a92f0e7d11de92de000bcdc1757a.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5983

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