Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libtheora (MDVSA-2010:043)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability have been discovered and corrected in libtheora :

Integer overflow in libtheora in Xiph.Org Theora before 1.1 allows
remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or
possibly execute arbitrary code via a video with large dimensions
(CVE-2009-3389).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 44673 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-043.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 37368

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3389

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