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[ MDVSA-2009:218-1 ] w3c-libwww Dec 04 2009 05:07PM
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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:218-1
http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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Package : w3c-libwww
Date : December 4, 2009
Affected: 2008.0
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Problem Description:

A vulnerability was found in xmltok_impl.c (expat) that with
specially crafted XML could be exploited and lead to a denial of
service attack. Related to CVE-2009-2625 (CVE-2009-3720).

This update fixes this vulnerability.

Update:

Packages for 2008.0 are being provided due to extended support for
Corporate products.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-3720
https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280615
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
2a8e142af77be1b60a7ccd02e66dd587 2008.0/i586/w3c-libwww-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
e4cbabf897c816d707e9092d8280b96f 2008.0/i586/w3c-libwww-apps-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
276f6ccca91a1ad06d6e0a40767323b9 2008.0/i586/w3c-libwww-devel-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm
5fa864a2e952bfa86758b689302d5b89 2008.0/SRPMS/w3c-libwww-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
af3800898d3de92c9a01c0a6616c0e74 2008.0/x86_64/w3c-libwww-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
eb4422f1e0a3f89e03ee1df985f634ce 2008.0/x86_64/w3c-libwww-apps-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
5a37706de7e38011f5efa43b5e7faed8 2008.0/x86_64/w3c-libwww-devel-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm
5fa864a2e952bfa86758b689302d5b89 2008.0/SRPMS/w3c-libwww-5.4.0-8.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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