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Fedora update for TeXmacs


Secunia ID

SA43667

CVE-ID

CVE-2010-3394

Release Date

07 Mar 2011

Criticality

Not Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Where

Local system

Impact
Privilege escalation

This covers vulnerabilities where a user is able to conduct certain tasks with the privileges of other users or administrative users.

This typically includes cases where a local user on a client or server system can gain access to the administrator or root account thus taking full control of the system.

Description

Fedora has issued an update for TeXmacs. This fixes two security issues, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA43645

Solution

Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update TeXmacs").

Original Advisory

FEDORA-2011-2127:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055054.html

FEDORA-2011-2146:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-March/055041.html