Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2009:269)

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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 mono :

The XML HMAC signature system did not correctly check certain lengths.
If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could bypass authentication,
leading to potential privilege escalation (CVE-2009-0217).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48155 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-269.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35671

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0217

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