Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : lua (MDVSA-2014:205)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78684
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionUpdated lua and lua5.1 packages fix security vulnerability :
A heap-based overflow vulnerability was found in the way Lua handles varargs functions with many fixed parameters called with few arguments, leading to application crashes or, potentially, arbitrary code execution (CVE-2014-5461).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.