Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libgadu (MDVSA-2014:121)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74454


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


Updated libgadu packages fix security vulnerability :

It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages from file relay servers. A malicious remote server or a man in the middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code (CVE-2014-3775).


Update the affected lib64gadu-devel and / or lib64gadu3 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74454

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-121.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/06/11

Modified: 2014/06/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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:lib64gadu-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64gadu3, 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: 2014/06/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3775

BID: 67471

MDVSA: 2014:121