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[ MDVSA-2014:206 ] ctags Oct 24 2014 01:15PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2014:206
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : ctags
Date : October 24, 2014
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated ctags package fixes security vulnerability:

A denial of service issue was discovered in ctags 5.8. A remote
attacker could cause excessive CPU usage and disk space consumption
via a crafted JavaScript file by triggering an infinite loop
(CVE-2014-7204).
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-7204
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0415.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
94f3a92b6a0686cd8d76f367ee59db91 mbs1/x86_64/ctags-5.8-4.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
33e4dc7d32d3d75a3084530efad438f5 mbs1/SRPMS/ctags-5.8-4.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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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
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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