Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDKSA-2007:218)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

IOActive Inc. found a buffer overflow in Mono.Math.BigInteger class in
Mono 1.2.5.1 and previous versions, which allows arbitrary code
execution by context-dependent attackers.

Updated packages fix this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28223 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-218.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 26279

CVE ID: CVE-2007-5197

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