Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bip (MDVSA-2013:063)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated bip package fixes security vulnerability :

Buffer overflow in Bip 0.8.8 and earlier might allow remote
authenticated users to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a
series of TCP connections that triggers use of many open file
descriptors (CVE-2012-0806).

Solution :

Update the affected bip package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66077 ()

Bugtraq ID: 51646

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0806

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