Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : coreutils (MDVSA-2013:023-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in coreutils :

Long line inputs could trigger a segfault in the sort, uniq and join
utilities (CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796243
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798538
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798541

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66041 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57492
57516
57517

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0221
CVE-2013-0222
CVE-2013-0223

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