Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pmake (MDVSA-2013:271)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated pmake package fixes security vulnerability :

The make include files in NetBSD before 1.6.2, as used in pmake 1.111
and earlier, allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a
symlink attack on a /tmp/_depend##### temporary file, related to
bsd.lib.mk and bsd.prog.mk (CVE-2011-1920).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0331.html

Solution :

Update the affected pmake package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71026 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47878

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1920

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