SuSE 11 Security Update : glib2 (SAT Patch Number 817)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Large strings could lead to a heap overflow in the base64 encoding and
decoding functions. Attackers could potentially exploit that to
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-4316)

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 817.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41397 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4316

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