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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                       MDVSA-2009:046-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/ 
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 Package : dia
 Date    : December 8, 2009
 Affected: 2008.0
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 Problem Description:

 Python has a variable called sys.path that contains all paths where
 Python loads modules by using import scripting procedure. A wrong
 handling of that variable enables local attackers to execute arbitrary
 code via Python scripting in the current dia working directory
 (CVE-2008-5984).
 
 This update provides fix for that vulnerability.

 Update:

 Packages for 2008.0 are being provided due to extended support for
 Corporate products.
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 References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5984 
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 03f01a390f5e72db3a8d00734c0e491e  2008.0/i586/dia-0.96.1-2.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 43d069d118fc1a55bac471fd7a986534  2008.0/SRPMS/dia-0.96.1-2.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 b1855ca49f2a0952c10c676ff29e17ac  2008.0/x86_64/dia-0.96.1-2.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 43d069d118fc1a55bac471fd7a986534  2008.0/SRPMS/dia-0.96.1-2.1mdv2008.0.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
  
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