Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2012:140)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in mono :

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the ProcessRequest
function in mcs/class/System.Web/System.Web/HttpForbiddenHandler.cs in
Mono 2.10.8 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary
web script or HTML via a file with a crafted name and a forbidden
extension, which is not properly handled in an error message
(CVE-2012-3382).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61985 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54344

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3382

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