Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtool (MDVSA-2009:307-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in libtool :

All versions of libtool prior to 2.2.6b suffers from a local privilege
escalation vulnerability that could be exploited under certain
conditions to load arbitrary code (CVE-2009-3736).

This advisory fixes this issue. Additionally, all applications
embedding the libtool code were patched in order to avoid possible
future exploitations of this issue.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42943 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-307.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37128

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3736

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