Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : automake (MDVSA-2012:103)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61957
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in automake :
A race condition in automake (lib/am/distdir.am) could allow a local attacker to run arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running make distcheck (CVE-2012-3386).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected automake and / or automake1.7 packages.