Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mesa (MDVSA-2013:164)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated mesa packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that Mesa incorrectly handled certain arrays. An
attacker could use this issue to cause Mesa to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2012-5129).

Mesa has also been updated to version 8.0.5, fixing several bugs.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66402 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56756

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5129

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