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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0027
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0027
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0027

Vulnerability Insight:
It was reported that File::Spec::canonpath() routine returns untainted strings even if passed tainted input. This defect undermines the guarantee of taint propagation, which is sometimes used to ensure that unvalidated user input does not reach sensitive code (CVE-2015-8607).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8607
BugTraq ID: 80504
Debian Security Information: DSA-3441 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0881 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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