Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 (MDVSA-2009:207)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in
perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip :

Off-by-one error in the bzinflate function in Bzip2.xs in the
Compress-Raw-Bzip2 module before 2.018 for Perl allows
context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application
hang or crash) via a crafted bzip2 compressed stream that triggers a
buffer overflow, a related issue to CVE-2009-1391 (CVE-2009-1884).

This update provides a solution to this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48151 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-207.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1884

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