Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : w3c-libwww (MDKSA-2005:210)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Sam Varshavchik discovered the HTBoundary_put_block function in
HTBound.c for W3C libwww (w3c-libwww) allows remote servers to cause a
denial of service (segmentation fault) via a crafted
multipart/byteranges MIME message that triggers an out-of-bounds read.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected w3c-libwww, w3c-libwww-apps and / or
w3c-libwww-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20443 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-210.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3183

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