Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : vte (MDVSA-2013:135)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66147
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated vte packages fix security vulnerability :
A denial of service flaw was found in the way VTE, a terminal emulator widget, processed certain escape sequences with large repeat counts. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted file, which once opened in a terminal using the VTE terminal emulator could lead to excessive CPU consumption (CVE-2012-2738).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.