Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : python-feedparser (MDVSA-2013:118)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated python-feedparser package fixes security vulnerability :

Universal Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) before
5.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
consumption) via a crafted XML ENTITY declaration in a non-ASCII
encoded document (CVE-2012-2921).

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 : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66130 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53654

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2921

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