Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : banshee (MDVSA-2011:034)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52060
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in banshee :
The (1) banshee-1 and (2) muinshee scripts in Banshee 1.8.0 and earlier place a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory (CVE-2010-3998).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.