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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-035

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-035
Posted Feb 22, 2011
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-035 - The tomboy-panel scripts in GNOME Tomboy 1.5.2 and earlier place a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared library in the current working directory. NOTE: vector 1 exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2005-4790.2. The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

tags | advisory, local, trojan
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2010-4005
MD5 | 2a890d46c480f890c31b7d48a38830a2

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2011-035

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2011:035
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : tomboy
Date : February 22, 2011
Affected: 2010.0, 2010.1
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in tomboy:

The (1) tomboy and (2) tomboy-panel scripts in GNOME Tomboy 1.5.2 and
earlier place a zero-length directory name in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH,
which allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse shared
library in the current working directory. NOTE: vector 1 exists
because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2005-4790.2 (CVE-2010-4005).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-4005
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2010.0:
f46925c284ce934fd8f05f759e5a11e3 2010.0/i586/tomboy-1.0.0-1.1mdv2010.0.i586.rpm
d71d1a01b20a8c9b9aa9fec89a77eb70 2010.0/SRPMS/tomboy-1.0.0-1.1mdv2010.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2010.0/X86_64:
33f43681714e4070055106b737517502 2010.0/x86_64/tomboy-1.0.0-1.1mdv2010.0.x86_64.rpm
d71d1a01b20a8c9b9aa9fec89a77eb70 2010.0/SRPMS/tomboy-1.0.0-1.1mdv2010.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2010.1:
26e9dcc1068205ee5ede6f05ededc139 2010.1/i586/tomboy-1.2.2-1.2mdv2010.2.i586.rpm
7ae06762ea10c2b4dd45665e229a067f 2010.1/SRPMS/tomboy-1.2.2-1.2mdv2010.2.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2010.1/X86_64:
12e3f75397e9b658a2e3b71304b539b1 2010.1/x86_64/tomboy-1.2.2-1.2mdv2010.2.x86_64.rpm
7ae06762ea10c2b4dd45665e229a067f 2010.1/SRPMS/tomboy-1.2.2-1.2mdv2010.2.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/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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