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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131164
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0482
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0482
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0482

Vulnerability Insight:
Updated dpkg packages fix security vulnerability: Hanno Boeck discovered a stack-based buffer overflow in the dpkg-deb component of dpkg. This flaw could potentially lead to arbitrary code execution if a user or an automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted Debian binary package (.deb) in the old style Debian binary package format (CVE-2015-0860).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-0860
Debian Security Information: DSA-3407 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3407
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-07
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/30-Stack-overflows-and-out-of-bounds-read-in-dpkg-Debian.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2820-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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