Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : accountsservice (MDVSA-2013:060)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66074


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


Updated accountsservice packages fix security vulnerability :

Florian Weimer discovered that AccountsService incorrectly handled privileges when copying certain files to the system cache directory. A local attacker could exploit this issue to read arbitrary files, bypassing intended permissions (CVE-2012-2737).


Update the affected accountsservice, lib64accountsservice-devel and / or lib64accountsservice0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66074

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:accountsservice, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64accountsservice-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64accountsservice0, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2737

BID: 54223

MDVSA: 2013:060

MGASA: 2012-0153