Debian DSA-1747-1 : glib2.0 - integer overflow
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35979
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionDiego Petteno discovered that glib2.0, the GLib library of C routines, handles large strings insecurely via its Base64 encoding functions. This could possible lead to the execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the glib2.0 packages.
For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.16.6-1+lenny1.
For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.12.4-2+etch1.