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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in
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.
Update the affected perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3