Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : ctags (MDVSA-2014:206)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated ctags package fixes security vulnerability :

A denial of service issue was discovered in ctags 5.8. A remote
attacker could cause excessive CPU usage and disk space consumption
via a crafted JavaScript file by triggering an infinite loop

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected ctags package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78685 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70168

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7204

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