Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : systemtap (MDVSA-2011:154)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in systemtap :

SystemTap 1.4 and earlier, when unprivileged (aka stapusr) mode is
enabled, allows local users to cause a denial of service
(divide-by-zero error and OOPS) via a crafted ELF program with DWARF
expressions that are not properly handled by a stap script that
performs context variable access (CVE-2011-1769).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected systemtap package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56532 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47934

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1769

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