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Mandriva: [ MDVSA-2009:043 ] gnumeric Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary code via Python scripting in the current Gnumeric working directory (CVE-2009-0318). This update provides fix for that vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2009:043
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : gnumeric
 Date    : February 19, 2009
 Affected: 2008.1, 2009.0, Corporate 3.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where
 Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong
 handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary
 code via Python scripting in the current Gnumeric working directory
 (CVE-2009-0318).
 
 This update provides fix for that vulnerability.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0318
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 cde73c669bf39b0ec2519b1a96994a9f  2008.1/i586/gnumeric-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 b85a607477914ba9aed7642fd1dceafc  2008.1/i586/libspreadsheet1.8.2-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm
 f3fd0927cca9cf6007cbb2bf71ccfc3d  2008.1/i586/libspreadsheet-devel-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 9f22fe3b15688a7f690e67e6006c1d42  2008.1/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 6b4bd81945f4ef6a504677e3ed31b423  2008.1/x86_64/gnumeric-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 f40fcda03171d5fa2336c759d402e072  2008.1/x86_64/lib64spreadsheet1.8.2-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm
 864955a183c327659a3916ab9a6341f4  2008.1/x86_64/lib64spreadsheet-devel-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 9f22fe3b15688a7f690e67e6006c1d42  2008.1/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.8.2-1.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0:
 90afa0f699d32b88202e45d61ac1bd39  2009.0/i586/gnumeric-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 2678f7942f2b8cb86d9569c5975027e0  2009.0/i586/libspreadsheet1.9.2-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm
 442f1782281f368f180fc45857bb4615  2009.0/i586/libspreadsheet-devel-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.i586.rpm 
 1f1c8009eca1ab3095545b8f35ae08b3  2009.0/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2009.0/X86_64:
 915e3f8229d33522255b9c828e5b6dff  2009.0/x86_64/gnumeric-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 d42b159af4f4c84fefc75d4340e1c439  2009.0/x86_64/lib64spreadsheet1.9.2-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm
 467e369116f45d5176b30d80b355b8f7  2009.0/x86_64/lib64spreadsheet-devel-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.x86_64.rpm 
 1f1c8009eca1ab3095545b8f35ae08b3  2009.0/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.9.2-1.1mdv2009.0.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0:
 78a72609cceb5a3e23d75431c9b0aac6  corporate/3.0/i586/gnumeric-1.2.6-1.2.C30mdk.i586.rpm 
 0bba80fa78ed2abff7fbf8859d41afbd  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.2.6-1.2.C30mdk.src.rpm

 Corporate 3.0/X86_64:
 07ae6744a0f076c58f0a554a8a978f70  corporate/3.0/x86_64/gnumeric-1.2.6-1.2.C30mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 0bba80fa78ed2abff7fbf8859d41afbd  corporate/3.0/SRPMS/gnumeric-1.2.6-1.2.C30mdk.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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