Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2009:269)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 48155


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VPR Score: 3.4


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


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in mono :

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 this vulnerability.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 48155

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-269.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 7/30/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

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-wcf, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-web, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-winforms, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:monodoc-core, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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-2009-0217

BID: 35671

MDVSA: 2009:269