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From: Pierre-Yves Rofes <py@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 200903-36 ] MLDonkey: Information disclosure
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 23:11:38 +0100
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200903-36
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: MLDonkey: Information disclosure
      Date: March 23, 2009
      Bugs: #260072
        ID: 200903-36

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Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in the MLDonkey web interface allows remote attackers
to disclose arbitrary files.

Background
==========

MLDonkey is a multi-network P2P application written in Ocaml, coming
with its own Gtk GUI, web and telnet interface.

Affected packages
=================

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
     Package           /  Vulnerable  /                     Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  net-p2p/mldonkey       < 3.0.0                           >= 3.0.0

Description
===========

Michael Peselnik reported that src/utils/lib/url.ml in the web
interface of MLDonkey does not handle file names with leading double
slashes properly.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could gain access to arbitrary files readable by the
user running the application.

Workaround
==========

Disable the web interface or restrict access to it.

Resolution
==========

All MLDonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-p2p/mldonkey-3.0.0"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2009-0753
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0753

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200903-36.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2009 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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