Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glib2.0 (MDVSA-2009:080)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36255
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in GLib's Base64 encoding and decoding functions enable attackers (possibly remote ones, depending on the applications glib2 is linked against with - mostly GNOME ones) either to cause denial of service and to execute arbitrary code via an untrusted input (CVE-2008-4316).
This update provide the fix for that security issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.