Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xmlsec1 (MDVSA-2009:267)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42092

Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in xmlsec1 :

A missing check for the recommended minimum length of the truncated form of HMAC-based XML signatures was found in xmlsec1 prior to 1.2.12. An attacker could use this flaw to create a specially crafted XML file that forges an XML signature, allowing the attacker to bypass authentication that is based on the XML Signature specification (CVE-2009-0217).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42092

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-267.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 2009/10/12

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-gnutls1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-nss1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64xmlsec1-openssl1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-gnutls-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-gnutls1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-nss-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-nss1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-openssl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libxmlsec1-openssl1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:xmlsec1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0217

BID: 35671

CERT: 466161

MDVSA: 2009:267