Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : coreutils (MDVSA-2015:179)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated coreutils packages fix security vulnerability :

Bertrand Jacquin and Fiedler Roman discovered date and touch
incorrectly handled user-supplied input. An attacker could possibly
use this to cause a denial of service or potentially execute code
(CVE-2014-9471).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0029.html

Solution :

Update the affected coreutils and / or coreutils-doc packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82454 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9471

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