Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : blender (MDVSA-2008:204)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36425
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionStefan Cornelius of Secunia Research reported a boundary error when Blender processed RGBE images which could be used to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Blender if a specially crafted .hdr or .blend file were opened(CVE-2008-1102).
As well, multiple vulnerabilities involving insecure usage of temporary files had also been reported (CVE-2008-1103).
The updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected blender package.