Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : grub2 (MDVSA-2015:163)

High Nessus Plugin ID 82416


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


Updated grub2 package fixes security vulnerability :

An integer overflow in liblzo before 2.07 allows attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly code execution in applications using performing LZO decompression on a compressed payload from the attacker (CVE-2014-4607).

The grub2 package is built with a bundled copy of minilzo, which is a part of liblzo containing the vulnerable code.


Update the affected grub2, grub2-efi and / or grub2-mageia-theme packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82416

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-163.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:grub2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:grub2-efi, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:grub2-mageia-theme, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4607

MDVSA: 2015:163