Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2009:268)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mono :

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the
class libraries in Mono 2.0 and earlier allow remote attackers to
inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted attributes related to
(1) HtmlControl.cs (PreProcessRelativeReference), (2) HtmlForm.cs
(RenderAttributes), (3) HtmlInputButton (RenderAttributes), (4)
HtmlInputRadioButton (RenderAttributes), and (5) HtmlSelect
(RenderChildren) (CVE-2008-3422).

The XML HMAC signature system did not correctly check certain lengths.
If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could bypass authentication,
leading to potential privilege escalation (CVE-2009-0217).

This update fixes these vulnerabilities.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42095 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-268.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35671

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3422

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