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

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

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

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

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43021 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-318.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35671

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0217

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