Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libmbfl (MDVSA-2010:225-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 50536


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


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in libmbfl (php) :

- Fix bug #53273 (mb_strcut() returns garbage with the excessive length parameter) (CVE-2010-4156).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Update :

The MDVSA-2010:225 advisory used the wrong patch to address the problem, however it did fix the issue. This advisory provides the correct upstream patch.


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50536

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-225.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/11/10

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mbfl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mbfl1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmbfl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libmbfl1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/11/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4156

BID: 44727

MDVSA: 2010:225-1