Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : xmlsec1 (MDVSA-2009:318)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43021
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple security vulnerabilities has been identified and fixed 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).
All versions of libtool prior to 2.2.6b suffers from a local privilege escalation vulnerability that could be exploited under certain conditions to load arbitrary code (CVE-2009-3736).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers
This update fixes this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.