Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : silc-toolkit (MDVSA-2008:158)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was found in the SILC toolkit before version 1.1.5
that allowed a remote attacker to cause a denial of service (crash),
or possibly execute arbitrary code via long input data
(CVE-2008-1227).

A vulnerability was found in the SILC toolkit before version 1.1.7
that allowed a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a crafted
PKCS#2 message (CVE-2008-1552).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

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)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36632 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-158.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1227
CVE-2008-1552

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