Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : expat (MDVSA-2012:041)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A memory leak and a hash table collision flaw in expat could cause
denial os service (DoS) attacks (CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1148).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58506 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52379

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0876
CVE-2012-1148

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