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: December 19th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: December 12th, 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: 2014:121: libgadu Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated libgadu packages fix security vulnerability: It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages from file relay servers. A malicious remote server or a man in the middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to [More...]
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2014:121
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : libgadu
 Date    : June 10, 2014
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 Updated libgadu packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 It was discovered that libgadu incorrectly handled certain messages
 from file relay servers. A malicious remote server or a man in the
 middle could use this issue to cause applications using libgadu to
 crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
 code (CVE-2014-3775).
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3775
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0246.html
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 4dfdf7e47f33ffaa4054e184e069768b  mbs1/x86_64/lib64gadu3-1.11.4-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 cca9ba22c27c0b8f4f6b7dff5a2717d7  mbs1/x86_64/lib64gadu-devel-1.11.4-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 050c8f1d0d39b4071d3f3ac04a821fe8  mbs1/SRPMS/libgadu-1.11.4-1.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
The Difference Between Wi-Fi Security Protocols: WPA2-AES vs WPA2-TKIP
Segmenting for security: Five steps to protect your network
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.