Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : brltty (MDVSA-2010:080)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in brltty :

Untrusted search path vulnerability in libbrlttybba.so in brltty 3.7.2
allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted library, related
to an incorrect RPATH setting (CVE-2008-3279).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

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 : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45565 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-080.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 39097

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3279

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