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Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:031 ] - Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability was found in xdg-open and xdg-email commands, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands if the user is tricked into trying to open a maliciously crafted URL. The updated packages have been patched to prevent the issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:031
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : xdg-utils
 Date    : February 1, 2008
 Affected: 2007.1, 2008.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 A vulnerability was found in xdg-open and xdg-email commands, which
 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands if the user is
 tricked into trying to open a maliciously crafted URL.
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent the issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-0386
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 87a609bef7d4f1fa89f679f799ab894d  2007.1/i586/xdg-utils-1.0.1-3.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 91ece389fe517eb37340dab3fdb80b80  2007.1/SRPMS/xdg-utils-1.0.1-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 a5678edc7717df385ff063cd3dd8d1ed  2007.1/x86_64/xdg-utils-1.0.1-3.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 91ece389fe517eb37340dab3fdb80b80  2007.1/SRPMS/xdg-utils-1.0.1-3.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 8ae9d8bf4d89f62326e06ed19d89642d  2008.0/i586/xdg-utils-1.0.2-3.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 e69a33c4cdead90fa44d021902722411  2008.0/SRPMS/xdg-utils-1.0.2-3.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 7e8c83cb1957521497ceff756a0ea79f  2008.0/x86_64/xdg-utils-1.0.2-3.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 e69a33c4cdead90fa44d021902722411  2008.0/SRPMS/xdg-utils-1.0.2-3.1mdv2008.0.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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