Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0428

Published: 2015-11-08 11:02:10
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

Technical Details:
The lazy_bdecode function in BitTorrent DHT bootstrap server (bootstrap-dht ) allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted packet, related to improper indexing. Note while this CVE was reported against BitTorrent DHT Bootstrapt server, the same vulnerable code is available in libtorrent-rasterbar (CVE-2015-5685).

Update the affected Linux Distribution Packages to the latest available version.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

CVSS Base Vector:

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0428

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)


CVSS Score

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