Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xchat (MDVSA-2009:059-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38048
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionPython has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary code via Python scripting in the current X-Chat working directory (CVE-2009-0315).
This update provides fix for that vulnerability.
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.