Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : lua (cve_2014_5461_buffer_errors)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- Buffer overflow in the vararg functions in ldo.c in Lua
5.1 through 5.2.x before 5.2.3 allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a
small number of arguments to a function with a large
number of fixed arguments. (CVE-2014-5461)

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80701 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5461

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