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rPSA-2009-0045-1 glib
From: rPath Update Announcements <announce-noreply () rpath com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2009 19:08:49 -0400

rPath Security Advisory: 2009-0045-1
Published: 2009-03-12
Products:
    rPath Appliance Platform Linux Service 2
    rPath Linux 2

Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:
    Indirect User Deterministic Vulnerability
Updated Versions:
    glib=conary.rpath.com () rpl:2/2.14.6-2.1-1

rPath Issue Tracking System:
    https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2990

References:
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-4316

Description:
    Previous versions of glib contain a vulnerability in the base64
    encode and decode functions which may result in executing
    attacker-supplied code when processing large strings.  This
    vulnerability is present only through applications that accept
    user-supplied strings and process them with the base64 encode or
    decode functionality of glib.

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0045

Copyright 2009 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License.
A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html

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