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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.68248
Category:Mandrake Local Security Checks
Title:Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:159 (gv)
Summary:Mandriva Security Advisory MDVSA-2010:159 (gv)
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing an update to gv
announced via advisory MDVSA-2010:159.

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in gv:

GNU gv before 3.7.0 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files
via a symlink attack on a temporary file (CVE-2010-2056).

This update provides gv 3.7.1, which is not vulnerable to this issue.

Affected: 2010.0, 2010.1, Corporate 4.0, Enterprise Server 5.0

Solution:
To upgrade automatically use MandrakeUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=MDVSA-2010:159

Risk factor : Medium

CVSS Score:
3.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2010-2056
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043948.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-July/043913.html
http://www.osvdb.org/66249
http://secunia.com/advisories/40475
http://secunia.com/advisories/40532
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/1757
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2010 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com

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