Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libsoup (MDVSA-2009:081)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An integer overflow in libsoup Base64 encoding and decoding functions
enables attackers either to cause denial of service and to execute
arbitrary code (CVE-2009-0585).

This update provides the fix for that security issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37334 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-081.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34100

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0585

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