Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : tcl (MDVSA-2008:059)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A flaw in the Tcl regular expression handling engine was originally
discovered by Will Drewry in the PostgreSQL database server's Tcl
regular expression engine. This flaw can result in an infinite loop
when processing certain regular expressions.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36516 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-059.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27163

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4772

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