Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-XML-DT (MDVSA-2014:191)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated perl-XML-DT package fixes security vulnerability :

The mkxmltype and mkdtskel scripts provided in perl-XML-DT allow local
users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a
/tmp/_xml_##### temporary file (CVE-2014-5260).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0390.html

Solution :

Update the affected perl-XML-DT package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77977 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68981

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5260

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