Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libdigidoc (MDVSA-2013:225)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 69549


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


Updated libdigidoc packages fix security vulnerability :

Fixed one critical bug in the DDOC parsing routines. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted DDOC file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overwrite arbitrary files on the system with the privileges of the victim (CVE-2013-5648).


Update the affected lib64digidoc-devel and / or lib64digidoc2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 69549

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-225.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/09/03

Modified: 2014/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64digidoc-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64digidoc2, 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: 2013/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5648

BID: 62040

MDVSA: 2013:225