Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : zsh (MDVSA-2009:108-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A stack-based buffer overflow was found in the zsh command
interpreter. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of
service (zsh crash), when providing a specially crafted string as
input to the zsh shell.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.

Update :

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers

Solution :

Update the affected zsh and / or zsh-doc packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38708 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-108.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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