Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : jakarta-poi (MDVSA-2013:094)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66106


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


Updated jakarta-poi packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that Apache POI, a Java implementation of the Microsoft Office file formats, would allocate arbitrary amounts of memory when processing crafted documents. This could impact the stability of the Java virtual machine (CVE-2012-0213).


Update the affected jakarta-poi, jakarta-poi-javadoc and / or jakarta-poi-manual packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66106

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-094.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

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:jakarta-poi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-poi-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:jakarta-poi-manual, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0213

BID: 53487

MDVSA: 2013:094

MGASA: 2013-0044