GLSA-201402-05 : Banshee: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-05
(Banshee: Arbitrary code execution)

Banshee places a zero-length directory name in PATH, which allows
libraries to be loaded from the working directory.

Impact :

A local attacker could put specially crafted library into working
directory of Banshee, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the process, or a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Banshee users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-sound/banshee-1.8.0-r1'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since November 17, 2010. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72361 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44752

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3998

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