Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : mpfr (MDVSA-2015:025)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80562


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


Updated mpfr packages fix security vulnerability :

A buffer overflow was reported in mpfr. This is due to incorrect GMP documentation for mpn_set_str about the size of a buffer (CVE-2014-9474).


Update the affected lib64mpfr-devel, lib64mpfr-static-devel and / or lib64mpfr4 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80562

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-025.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/16

Modified: 2015/01/19

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:lib64mpfr-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mpfr-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64mpfr4, 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: 2015/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9474

BID: 71542

MDVSA: 2015:025