Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-feedparser (MDVSA-2011:082)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in
python-feedparser :

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in feedparser.py in Universal
Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) before 5.0 allows
remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via vectors
involving nested CDATA stanzas (CVE-2009-5065).

feedparser.py in Universal Feed Parser (aka feedparser or
python-feedparser) before 5.0.1 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (application crash) via a malformed DOCTYPE
declaration (CVE-2011-1156).

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in feedparser.py in Universal
Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) 5.x before 5.0.1
allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via
malformed XML comments (CVE-2011-1157).

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in feedparser.py in Universal
Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) 5.x before 5.0.1
allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via an
unexpected URI scheme, as demonstrated by a javascript: URI
(CVE-2011-1158).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected python-feedparser package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53629 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46867
47177

CVE ID: CVE-2009-5065
CVE-2011-1156
CVE-2011-1157
CVE-2011-1158

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