Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2010:240)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50819

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Synopsis

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

Description

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in mono :

Untrusted search path vulnerability in metadata/loader.c in Mono 2.8 and earlier allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory (CVE-2010-4159).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50819

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-240.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 11/28/2010

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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:mono-winfxcore, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:monodoc-core, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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: 11/24/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4159

BID: 44810

MDVSA: 2010:240