Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libytnef (MDVSA-2013:099)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66111


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


Updated libytnef package fixes security vulnerability :

Function DecompressRTF() in libytnef 1.5 leads to a buffer overflow on certain TNEF files (presumably, on files, generated by some recent versions of MS software).


Update the affected lib64ytnef-devel and / or lib64ytnef0 packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66111

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-099.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/20

Modified: 2014/05/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ytnef-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ytnef0, 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-2010-5109

BID: 54484

MDVSA: 2013:099

MGASA: 2012-0201