Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : dropbear (MDVSA-2013:261)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated dropbear package fixes security vulnerability :

Possible memory exhaustion denial of service due to the size of
decompressed payloads in dropbear before 2013.59 (CVE-2013-4421).

Inconsistent delays in authorization failures could be used to
disclose the existence of valid user accounts in dropbear before
2013.59 (CVE-2013-4434).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0318.html

Solution :

Update the affected dropbear package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70680 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62958
62993

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4421
CVE-2013-4434

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