Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : aircrack-ng (MDVSA-2013:251)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated aircrack-ng package fixes security vulnerability :

A buffer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in Aircrack-ng. A
remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted dump
file using Aircrack-ng, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service
condition (CVE-2010-1159).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0307.html

Solution :

Update the affected aircrack-ng package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70518 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39045

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1159

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