Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bash (MDVSA-2014:186)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw was found in the way Bash evaluated certain specially crafted
environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or
bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Certain
services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to
provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue
(CVE-2014-6271).

See also :

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1293.html

Solution :

Update the affected bash and / or bash-doc packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77843 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70103

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6271

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