openSUSE Security Update : festival (openSUSE-SU-2010:0756-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

festival_server uses an unsafe LD_LIBRARY_PATH. Local users could
exploit that to execute code as another user if that user runs
festival_server. CVE-2010-3996 has been assigned to this issue.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2010-10/msg00028.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=642507

Solution :

Update the affected festival packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50317 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3996

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