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<glsa id="200903-36">
<title>MLDonkey: Information disclosure</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability in the MLDonkey web interface allows remote attackers to
disclose arbitrary files.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">mldonkey</product>
<announced>March 23, 2009</announced>
<revised>March 23, 2009: 01</revised>
<bug>260072</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-p2p/mldonkey" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.0.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.0.0</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
MLDonkey is a multi-network P2P application written in Ocaml, coming
with its own Gtk GUI, web and telnet interface.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
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.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could gain access to arbitrary files readable by the
user running the application.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
Disable the web interface or restrict access to it.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All MLDonkey users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-p2p/mldonkey-3.0.0&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0753">CVE-2009-0753</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 22 Mar 2009 20:26:47 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 22 Mar 2009 20:38:08 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sun, 22 Mar 2009 22:00:11 +0000">
a3li
</metadata>
</glsa>