Mageia 2019-0294: nmap security update

    Date16 Oct 2019
    CategoryMageia
    326
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Mageia Large
    Updated nmap packages fix security vulnerability: Nmap through 7.70, when the -sV option is used, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash) via a crafted TCP-based service (CVE-2018-15173).
    MGASA-2019-0294 - Updated nmap packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 16 Oct 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0294.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2018-15173
    
    Updated nmap packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    Nmap through 7.70, when the -sV option is used, allows remote attackers
    to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash)
    via a crafted TCP-based service (CVE-2018-15173).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25262
    - https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-05/msg00067.html
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-15173
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/nmap-7.70-2.1.mga7
    

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