Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2009:268)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42095
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VPR Score: 3.8


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in mono :

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the class libraries in Mono 2.0 and earlier allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted attributes related to (1) HtmlControl.cs (PreProcessRelativeReference), (2) HtmlForm.cs (RenderAttributes), (3) HtmlInputButton (RenderAttributes), (4) HtmlInputRadioButton (RenderAttributes), and (5) HtmlSelect (RenderChildren) (CVE-2008-3422).

The XML HMAC signature system did not correctly check certain lengths.
If an attacker sent a truncated HMAC, it could bypass authentication, leading to potential privilege escalation (CVE-2009-0217).

This update fixes these vulnerabilities.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42095

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-268.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Published: 10/13/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.8

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jay, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mono-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mono0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-bytefx-data-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-firebird, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-oracle, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-sybase, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-extras, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-ibm-data-db2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-jscript, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-locale-extras, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-nunit, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-web, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-winforms, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/12/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3422, CVE-2009-0217

BID: 35671

MDVSA: 2009:268

CWE: 79