Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : amarok (MDVSA-2008:172)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw in Amarok prior to 1.4.10 would allow local users to overwrite
arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file that Amarok
created with a predictable name (CVE-2008-3699).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36594 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-172.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30662

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3699

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