Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : accountsservice (MDVSA-2013:060)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated accountsservice packages fix security vulnerability :

Florian Weimer discovered that AccountsService incorrectly handled
privileges when copying certain files to the system cache directory. A
local attacker could exploit this issue to read arbitrary files,
bypassing intended permissions (CVE-2012-2737).

Solution :

Update the affected accountsservice, lib64accountsservice-devel and /
or lib64accountsservice0 packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66074 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54223

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2737

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