Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : brltty (MDVSA-2010:080)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45565
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in brltty :
Untrusted search path vulnerability in libbrlttybba.so in brltty 3.7.2 allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted library, related to an incorrect RPATH setting (CVE-2008-3279).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.