Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pan (MDVSA-2008:201)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Pavel Polischouk found a boundary error in the PartsBatch class in the
Pan newsreader when processing .nzb files, which could allow remote
attackers to cause a denial of serice (application crash) or possibly
execute arbitrary code via a crafted .nzb file (CVE-2008-2363).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected pan package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37431 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-201.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2363

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