Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : wml (MDVSA-2008:076)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 37681


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


Two vulnerabilities were found in the Website META Language (WML) package that allowed local users to overwrite arbitrary files via symlink attacks.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected wml package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 37681

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-076.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

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:wml, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0665, CVE-2008-0666

MDVSA: 2008:076

CWE: 59