Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pulseaudio (MDVSA-2010:124)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The pa_make_secure_dir function in core-util.c in PulseAudio 0.9.10
and 0.9.19 allows local users to change the ownership and permissions
of arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/.esd-##### temporary
file (CVE-2009-1299).

This update fixes this issue.

See also :

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: 47127 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-124.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38768

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1299

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