Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libmbfl (MDVSA-2010:225-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in libmbfl (php) :

- Fix bug #53273 (mb_strcut() returns garbage with the
excessive length parameter) (CVE-2010-4156).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Update :

The MDVSA-2010:225 advisory used the wrong patch to address the
problem, however it did fix the issue. This advisory provides the
correct upstream patch.

See also :

http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=49354
http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=53273

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50536 ()

Bugtraq ID: 44727

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4156

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