Mandriva: 2013:060: accountsservice
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated accountsservice packages fix security vulnerability: Florian Weimer discovered that AccountsService incorrectly handled privileges when copying certain files to the system cache directory. A local attacker could exploit this issue to read arbitrary files, [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:060
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : accountsservice
 Date    : April 8, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated accountsservice packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 Florian Weimer discovered that AccountsService incorrectly handled
 privileges when copying certain files to the system cache directory. A
 local attacker could exploit this issue to read arbitrary files,
 bypassing intended permissions (CVE-2012-2737).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2737
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0153
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 81aafe099e5879b7972681f45f9a2235  mbs1/x86_64/accountsservice-0.6.14-3.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 dc225c733e2c255e8d3e91a7d710f2a0  mbs1/x86_64/lib64accountsservice0-0.6.14-3.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 903a666536ac3d0854f21f4538b2d6be  mbs1/x86_64/lib64accountsservice-devel-0.6.14-3.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 4236eea38a28a80aba6d43ddbc207846  mbs1/SRPMS/accountsservice-0.6.14-3.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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