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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
Updated cabextract packages fix security vulnerabilities :
Libmspack, a library to provide compression and decompression of some
file formats used by Microsoft, is embedded in cabextract. A specially
crafted cab file can cause cabextract to hang forever. If cabextract
is exposed to any remotely-controlled user input, this issue can cause
a denial-of-service (CVE-2014-9556).
A directory traversal issue in cabextract allows writing to locations
outside of the current working directory, when extracting a crafted
cab file that encodes the filenames in a certain manner
See also :
Update the affected cabextract package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0