Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : aria2 (MDVSA-2009:226)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 40920


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in aria2 :

Buffer overflow in 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.


Update the affected aria2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 40920

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-226.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/09/10

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:aria2, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3575

MDVSA: 2009:226