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Mandriva: Updated mono packages fix vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE security team found that the System.CodeDom.Compiler classes in mono used temporary files in an insecure way that could allow a symbolic link attack to overwrite arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running a program that made use of those classes.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2006:188
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : mono
 Date    : October 27, 2006
 Affected: 2007.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 Sebastian Krahmer of the SUSE security team found that the
 System.CodeDom.Compiler classes in mono used temporary files in an
 insecure way that could allow a symbolic link attack to overwrite
 arbitrary files with the privileges of the user running a program that
 made use of those classes.

 Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5072
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.0:
 5c1d837109090a4c1495c4924f8fc925  2007.0/i586/jay-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 a486412b052a429ec5bd9ceaae114db4  2007.0/i586/libmono0-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 32768af3b25f2bb1776f9426775397e8  2007.0/i586/libmono0-devel-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 8b37c8f8df6f91ec2973008a816151ad  2007.0/i586/libmono-runtime-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 61cc4835ec672e4bd7f5af5a0c83061b  2007.0/i586/mono-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 9fbaac2bc86415d18065981d016e5368  2007.0/i586/mono-data-sqlite-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm
 b846f560465eb406bb8b9f7c441113a6  2007.0/i586/mono-doc-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.i586.rpm 
 5bc45f12bb8976dd35175f89ab069b9e  2007.0/SRPMS/mono-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.0/X86_64:
 0d563100452ae01ec8adf2b0f8051180  2007.0/x86_64/jay-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 f824b9c7a96c75957a4160c757ada097  2007.0/x86_64/lib64mono0-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 23ae0bb392d84c601828abf1f8e2c730  2007.0/x86_64/lib64mono0-devel-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 bee2f1bdf1ada1531e55d7e784fe97d2  2007.0/x86_64/libmono-runtime-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 c56e24acd959aa86d1849c8567d7a92e  2007.0/x86_64/mono-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 c09e6a39f294b2cf8847b7203d378c4f  2007.0/x86_64/mono-data-sqlite-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm
 609cf64204d1198f67253be5077f3a85  2007.0/x86_64/mono-doc-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.x86_64.rpm 
 5bc45f12bb8976dd35175f89ab069b9e  2007.0/SRPMS/mono-1.1.17.1-5.1mdv2007.0.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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