USN-397-1: mono vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-397-1

20th December, 2006

mono vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 6.10
  • Ubuntu 6.06 LTS

Details

Jose Ramon Palanco discovered that the mono System.Web class did not
consistently verify local file paths. As a result, the source code for
mono web applications could be retrieved remotely, possibly leading to
further compromise via the application's source.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:

Ubuntu 6.10:
libmono-system-web2.0-cil 1.1.17.1-1ubuntu7.1
libmono-system-web1.0-cil 1.1.17.1-1ubuntu7.1
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
mono-classlib-2.0 1.1.13.6-0ubuntu3.2
mono-classlib-1.0 1.1.13.6-0ubuntu3.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system upgrade you need to restart any mono web
applications to effect the necessary changes.

References

CVE-2006-6104