Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : aria2 (MDVSA-2009:226)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40920
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in aria2 :
Buffer overflow in DHTRoutingTableDeserializer.cc in aria2 0.15.3, 1.2.0, and other versions allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors (CVE-2009-3575).
This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.
SolutionUpdate the affected aria2 package.