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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Updated json-c packages fix security vulnerabilities :
Florian Weimer reported that the printbuf APIs used in the json-c
library used ints for counting buffer lengths, which is inappropriate
for 32bit architectures. These functions need to be changed to using
size_t if possible for sizes, or to be hardened against negative
values if not. This could be used to cause a denial of service in an
application linked to the json-c library (CVE-2013-6370).
Florian Weimer reported that the hash function in the json-c library
was weak, and that parsing smallish JSON strings showed quadratic
timing behaviour. This could cause an application linked to the json-c
library, and that processes some specially crafted JSON data, to use
excessive amounts of CPU (CVE-2013-6371).
See also :
Update the affected lib64json-devel and / or lib64json2 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0