Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : busybox (MDVSA-2014:173)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated busybox packages fix security vulnerability :

An integer overflow in liblzo before 2.07 allows attackers to cause a
denial of service or possibly code execution in applications using
performing LZO decompression on a compressed payload from the attacker
(CVE-2014-4607).

Busybox bundles part of the liblzo code, containing the
lzo1x_decompress_safe function, which is affected by this issue.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0351.html

Solution :

Update the affected busybox and / or busybox-static packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77652 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68213

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4607

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