Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : grub2 (MDVSA-2015:163)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated grub2 package fixes security vulnerability :

An integer overflow in liblzo before 2.07 allows attackers to cause a
denial of service or possibly code execution in applications using
performing LZO decompression on a compressed payload from the attacker
(CVE-2014-4607).

The grub2 package is built with a bundled copy of minilzo, which is a
part of liblzo containing the vulnerable code.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0358.html

Solution :

Update the affected grub2, grub2-efi and / or grub2-mageia-theme
packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82416 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4607

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