Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libthai (MDVSA-2010:010)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 44042


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in libthai :

Tim Starling discovered that libthai, a set of Thai language support routines, is vulnerable of integer/heap overflow. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to run arbitrary code by sending a very long string (CVE-2009-4012).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 44042

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-010.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/01/18

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:lib64thai-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64thai0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libthai-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libthai0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:thai-data, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4012

MDVSA: 2010:010

CWE: 189