Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : opal (MDKSA-2007:205)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27623


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


A flaw in opal, the Open Phone Abstraction Library, was found in how it handles certain Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) packets. An attacker could use this vulnerability to crash an application linked to opal, such as Ekiga.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27623

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-205.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/11/05

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64opal2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64opal2-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopal2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopal2-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4924

MDKSA: 2007:205

CWE: 20