Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pulseaudio (MDVSA-2008:065)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37991


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


Luigi Auriemma found a few programming errors in Pulseaudio, that can be used to crash the Pulseaudio daemon, by authenticated and unauthenticated users.

The updated packages fix these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37991

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-065.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pulseaudio0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pulseaudio0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pulsecore2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpulseaudio0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpulseaudio0-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libpulsecore2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pulseaudio, 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: 2008/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-1804

MDVSA: 2008:065