Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openslp (MDVSA-2012:141)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61986


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


A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in openslp :

The extension parser in slp_v2message.c in OpenSLP 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a packet with a next extension offset that references this extension or a previous extension (CVE-2010-3609).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61986

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-141.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/09/06

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openslp1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64openslp1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenslp1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopenslp1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openslp, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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: 2012/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3609

BID: 46772

MDVSA: 2012:141