Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : flite (MDVSA-2014:032)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in flite :

The play_wave_from_socket function in audio/auserver.c in Flite 1.4
allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on
/tmp/awb.wav. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third
party information (CVE-2014-0027).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected flite and / or lib64flite-devel packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72530 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64791

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0027

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