Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : tomboy (MDVSA-2011:035)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 52061
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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in tomboy :

The (1) tomboy and (2) tomboy-panel scripts in GNOME Tomboy 1.5.2 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. NOTE: vector 1 exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2005-4790.2 (CVE-2010-4005).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected tomboy package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 52061

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-035.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 2/23/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

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:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomboy, 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: 2/22/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4005

BID: 44750

MDVSA: 2011:035