Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nspr (MDVSA-2014:125)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in nspr :

Mozilla Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR) before 4.10.6 allows remote
attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service
(out-of-bounds write) via vectors involving the sprintf and console
functions (CVE-2014-1545).

The updated nspr packages have been upgraded to the 4.10.6 version
which is unaffected by this issue.

Additionally :

- The rootcerts package have been upgraded to the latest
version as of 2014-04-01.

- The nss packages have been upgraded to the latest 3.16.1
version which resolves various bugs.

- The sqlite3 packages have been upgraded to the 3.7.17
version for mbs1 due to an prerequisite to nss-3.16.1.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76068 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67975

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1545

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