Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : gv (MDVSA-2010:159)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gv :

GNU gv before 3.7.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on a temporary file (CVE-2010-2056).

This update provides gv 3.7.1, which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected gv package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48422 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-159.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 40426

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2056

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