Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : mono (MDKSA-2007:218)

high Nessus Plugin ID 28223

Synopsis

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

Description

IOActive Inc. found a buffer overflow in Mono.Math.BigInteger class in Mono 1.2.5.1 and previous versions, which allows arbitrary code execution by context-dependent attackers.

Updated packages fix this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 28223

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-218.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 11/15/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jay, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mono-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mono0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mono0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono-runtime, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmono0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-bytefx-data-mysql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-firebird, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-oracle, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-data-sybase, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-extras, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-ibm-data-db2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-jscript, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-locale-extras, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-nunit, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-web, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mono-winforms, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5197

BID: 26279

MDKSA: 2007:218

CWE: 119