Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libksba (MDVSA-2014:234)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79630


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


Updated libksba packages fix security vulnerability :

By using special crafted S/MIME messages or ECC based OpenPGP data, it is possible to create a buffer overflow, which could lead to a denial of service (CVE-2014-9087).


Update the affected lib64ksba-devel and / or lib64ksba8 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79630

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-234.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/01

Modified: 2014/12/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ksba-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64ksba8, 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: 2014/11/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9087

BID: 71285

MDVSA: 2014:234