Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gnucash (MDKSA-2007:046)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 24688


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


Gnucash 2.0.4 and earlier allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the (1) gnucash.trace, (2) qof.trace, and (3) qof.trace.[PID] temporary files.

Updated package have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 24688

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-046.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/02/22

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnucash, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnucash-hbci, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnucash-ofx, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:gnucash-sql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gnucash0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gnucash0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgnucash0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libgnucash0-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0007

MDKSA: 2007:046