Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : flite (MDVSA-2014:032)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 72530
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in flite :
The play_wave_from_socket function in audio/auserver.c in Flite 1.4 allows local users to modify arbitrary files via a symlink attack on /tmp/awb.wav. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information (CVE-2014-0027).
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected flite and / or lib64flite-devel packages.