Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : sympa (MDVSA-2009:263)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42091
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in sympa :
sympa.pl in sympa 5.3.4 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a temporary file. NOTE: wwsympa.fcgi was also reported, but the issue occurred in a dead function, so it is not a vulnerability (CVE-2008-4476).
This update fixes this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected sympa package.