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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131179
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2016-0008
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0008
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2016-0008

Vulnerability Insight:
no bounds checking on the output buffer in conv_jistoeuc, conv_euctojis, conv_sjistoeuc A Tails contributor found a vulnerability in claws-mail where in codeconv.c a function for japanese character set conversion called conv_jistoeuc() has no bounds checking on the output buffer which is created on the stack with alloca() (CVE-2015-8614).

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-2015-8614
Debian Security Information: DSA-3452 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3452
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201606-11
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/22/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/21/10
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0002 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-01/msg00000.html
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2016 Eero Volotinen

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