Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nss_db (MDVSA-2010:077)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in nss_db :

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) Berkeley DB NSS module (aka
libnss-db) 2.2.3pre1 reads the DB_CONFIG file in the current working
directory, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information
via a symlink attack involving a setgid or setuid application that
uses this module (CVE-2010-0826).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected nss_db package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48179 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-077.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 39132

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0826

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