Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glib2.0 (MDVSA-2009:080)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple integer overflows in GLib's Base64 encoding and decoding
functions enable attackers (possibly remote ones, depending on the
applications glib2 is linked against with - mostly GNOME ones) either
to cause denial of service and to execute arbitrary code via an
untrusted input (CVE-2008-4316).

This update provide the fix for that security issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36255 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-080.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34100

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4316

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