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Mandriva: 2013:244: davfs2 Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in davfs2: Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system() insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege escalation (CVE-2013-4362). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:244
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : davfs2
 Date    : September 30, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0, Enterprise Server 5.0
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 Problem Description:

 A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in davfs2:
 
 Davfs2, a filesystem client for WebDAV, calls the function system()
 insecurely while is setuid root. This might allow a privilege
 escalation (CVE-2013-4362).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4362
 http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2765
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 f0853a536a00aa39b994df01dade61c5  mes5/i586/davfs2-1.3.3-1.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 0b7bf41ff10ccfed01f0cd050cd1eb36  mes5/SRPMS/davfs2-1.3.3-1.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 aad5a3a3e974b458b3088a34c15daffb  mes5/x86_64/davfs2-1.3.3-1.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 0b7bf41ff10ccfed01f0cd050cd1eb36  mes5/SRPMS/davfs2-1.3.3-1.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 cf2712a4255fe5b908fc516ac392ee08  mbs1/x86_64/davfs2-1.4.6-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 1870bfd952eeb78a7ed655c87e7b1b2e  mbs1/SRPMS/davfs2-1.4.6-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 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/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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