Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : directfb (MDVSA-2015:223)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 83247

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated directfb packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Multiple integer signedness errors in the Dispatch_Write function in proxy/dispatcher/idirectfbsurface_dispatcher.c in DirectFB allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the Voodoo interface, which triggers a stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2014-2977).

The Dispatch_Write function in proxy/dispatcher/idirectfbsurface_dispatcher.c in DirectFB allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via the Voodoo interface, which triggers an out-of-bounds write (CVE-2014-2978).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2015-0176.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 83247

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-223.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/05/05

Modified: 2015/05/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:directfb-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64directfb-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64directfb1.5_0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64directfb1.7_0, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, 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: 2015/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2977, CVE-2014-2978

MDVSA: 2015:223