Mandriva: 2013:043: libgssglue
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake This update fixes insecure getenv() usage in libgssglue, which could be used under some circumstances by local attackers do gain root privileges (CVE-2011-2709). [More...] _______________________________________________________________________
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:043
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : libgssglue
 Date    : April 5, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 This update fixes insecure getenv() usage in libgssglue, which could
 be used under some circumstances by local attackers do gain root
 privileges (CVE-2011-2709).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-2709
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0159
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 a5cc4da52d5ac3532b29f528609ab4b7  mbs1/x86_64/lib64gssglue1-0.4-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 af0281d9fa8cdb30634c9442ef414b26  mbs1/x86_64/lib64gssglue-devel-0.4-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 4d42b6a08664100814ec344bca919ac4  mbs1/SRPMS/libgssglue-0.4-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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