rPSA-2009-0045-1 glib Mar 12 2009 11:08PM
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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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