Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgadu (MDVSA-2014:121)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated libgadu packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages
from file relay servers. A malicious remote server or a man in the
middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code (CVE-2014-3775).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0246.html

Solution :

Update the affected lib64gadu-devel and / or lib64gadu3 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 : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74454 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67471

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3775

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