Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sleuthkit (MDVSA-2013:125)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Updated sleuthkit packages fix security vulnerabilities :

A security flaw was found in the way the Sleuth Kit (TSK), a
collection of UNIX-based command line tools allowing to investigate a
computer, performed management of \'.\' (dotfile) file system entry.
An attacker could use this flaw to evade detection by forensic
analysis (hide certain files not to be scanned) by renaming the file
in question it to be \'.\' file system entry.

The original reports speaks about this attack vector to be present
when scanning FAT (File Allocation Table) file system. It is possible
though, the flaw to be present on other file systems, which do not
reserve usage of \'.\' entry for special purpose, too.

Solution :

Update the affected lib64tsk3-devel, lib64tsk3_9 and / or sleuthkit

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66137 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56810

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5619

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