Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : unrtf (MDVSA-2015:007)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated unrtf package fixes security vulnerabilities :

Michal Zalewski reported an out-of-bounds memory access vulnerability
in unrtf. Processing a malformed RTF file could lead to a segfault
while accessing a pointer that may be under the attacker's control.
This would lead to a denial of service (application crash) or,
potentially, the execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2014-9274).

Hanno Bck also reported a number of other crashes in unrtf

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected unrtf package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80426 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71430

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9274

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