Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : aria2 (MDVSA-2010:106)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in aria2 which allows remote attackers
to create arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the
name attribute of a file element in a metalink file (CVE-2010-1512).

This update fixes this issue.

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Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
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Solution :

Update the affected aria2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46711 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-106.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40142

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1512

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