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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-060

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-060
Posted Apr 8, 2013
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-060 - 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.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2012-2737
SHA-256 | 457a0a0cb3fa73c7810251dcc6fe90800772e6acb9efe8ef45fc87d934211799

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2013-060

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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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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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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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