Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : banshee (MDVSA-2011:034)

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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 banshee :

The (1) banshee-1 and (2) muinshee scripts in Banshee 1.8.0 and
earlier place a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH,
which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared
library in the current working directory (CVE-2010-3998).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52060 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44752

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3998

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