Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xmlsec1 (MDVSA-2009:318)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple security vulnerabilities has been identified and fixed in
xmlsec1 :

A missing check for the recommended minimum length of the truncated
form of HMAC-based XML signatures was found in xmlsec1 prior to
1.2.12. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted
XML file that forges an XML signature, allowing the attacker to bypass
authentication that is based on the XML Signature specification
(CVE-2009-0217).

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).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

This update fixes this vulnerability.

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: 43021 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-318.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35671
37128

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0217
CVE-2009-3736

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