Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mpfr (MDVSA-2015:143)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated mpfr packages fix security vulnerability :

A buffer overflow was reported in mpfr. This is due to incorrect GMP
documentation for mpn_set_str about the size of a buffer
(CVE-2014-9474).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0021.html

Solution :

Update the affected lib64mpfr-devel, lib64mpfr-static-devel and / or
lib64mpfr4 packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82396 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9474

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