Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : coreutils (MDVSA-2013:023-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66041


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


Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in coreutils :

Long line inputs could trigger a segfault in the sort, uniq and join utilities (CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.


Update the affected coreutils and / or coreutils-doc packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66041

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-023.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2013/11/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:coreutils, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:coreutils-doc, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server: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: 2013/04/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0221, CVE-2013-0222, CVE-2013-0223

BID: 57492, 57516, 57517

MDVSA: 2013:023-1