Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xdg-utils (MDVSA-2008:031)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was found in xdg-open and xdg-email commands, which
allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands if the user is
tricked into trying to open a maliciously crafted URL.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent the issue.

Solution :

Update the affected xdg-utils package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36549 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-031.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27528

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0386

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