Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : aria2 (MDVSA-2010:106)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46711
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability was discovered in aria2 which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the name attribute of a file element in a metalink file (CVE-2010-1512).
This update fixes this issue.
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SolutionUpdate the affected aria2 package.