LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Advisory Watch: September 26th, 2014
Linux Security Week: September 22nd, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Mandriva: 2013:104: mosh Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated mosh package fixes security vulnerability: Mosh versions 1.2 and earlier allow an application to cause the mosh-server to consume large amounts of CPU time with a short ANSI escape sequence. In addition, a malicious mosh-server can cause the [More...]
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:104
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : mosh
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Updated mosh package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Mosh versions 1.2 and earlier allow an application to cause the
 mosh-server to consume large amounts of CPU time with a short ANSI
 escape sequence. In addition, a malicious mosh-server can cause the
 mosh-client to consume large amounts of CPU time with a short ANSI
 escape sequence. This arises because there was no limit on the value
 of the repeat parameter in some ANSI escape sequences, so even large
 and nonsensical values would be interpreted by Mosh's terminal emulator
 (CVE-2012-2385).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2385
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0182
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 8dbc4e336eabdac0478ca8d9a6d9f407  mbs1/x86_64/mosh-1.1.3-2.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 2e83953c0a0358c7922e80eef8fe5b3c  mbs1/SRPMS/mosh-1.1.3-2.1.mbs1.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.