Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDVSA-2012:140)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61985
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in mono :
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the ProcessRequest function in mcs/class/System.Web/System.Web/HttpForbiddenHandler.cs in Mono 2.10.8 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a file with a crafted name and a forbidden extension, which is not properly handled in an error message (CVE-2012-3382).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.