GLSA-200903-13 : MPFR: Denial of Service

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-13
(MPFR: Denial of Service)

Multiple buffer overflows have been reported in the mpfr_snprintf() and
mpfr_vsnprintf() functions.

Impact :

A remote user could exploit the vulnerability to cause a Denial of
Service in an application using MPFR via unknown vectors.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MPRF users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/mpfr-2.4.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35811 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0757