Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : banshee (MDVSA-2011:034)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 52060


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


A 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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52060

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-034.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/02/22

Modified: 2014/02/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:banshee, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:banshee-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:banshee-ipod, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:banshee-karma, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:banshee-mtp, 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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3998

BID: 44752

MDVSA: 2011:034