Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : bash (MDVSA-2014:186)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 77843

Synopsis

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

Description

A flaw was found in the way Bash evaluated certain specially crafted environment variables. An attacker could use this flaw to override or bypass environment restrictions to execute shell commands. Certain services and applications allow remote unauthenticated attackers to provide environment variables, allowing them to exploit this issue (CVE-2014-6271).

Solution

Update the affected bash and / or bash-doc packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014:1293

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 77843

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-186.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 2014/09/25

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bash, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bash-doc, 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: 2014/09/24

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apache mod_cgi Bash Environment Variable Code Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271

BID: 70103

MDVSA: 2014:186

IAVA: 2014-A-0142