Debian DSA-1397-1 : mono - integer overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 27621


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


An integer overflow in the BigInteger data type implementation has been discovered in the free .NET runtime Mono.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) doesn't contain mono.


Upgrade the mono packages.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version A powerpc build will be provided later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27621

File Name: debian_DSA-1397.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/5/2007

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:mono, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5197

DSA: 1397

CWE: 119