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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 10 Update: perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2-2.020-1.fc10
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Saturday 22nd August 2009 01:07:02 UTC (over 7 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-8888
2009-08-22 00:06:26.425868
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Name        : perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2
Product     : Fedora 10
Version     : 2.020
Release     : 1.fc10
URL         : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Compress-Raw-Bzip2/
Summary     : Low-Level Interface to bzip2 compression library
Description :
This module provides a Perl interface to the bzip2 compression library.
It is used by IO::Compress::Bzip2.

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Update Information:

Off-by-one error in the bzinflate function in Bzip2.xs in the 
Compress-Raw-
Bzip2 module before 2.018 for Perl allows  context-dependent attackers to
cause
a denial of service (application hang or crash) via a crafted bzip2
compressed
stream that triggers a buffer overflow, a related issue to CVE-2009-1391.
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Aug 20 2009 Marcela Mašláňová  - 2.020-1
- 518278 CVE-2009-1884, update to the latest release
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #518278 - CVE-2009-1884 perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2: Off-by-one
error in the bzinflate function - DoS (crash)
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518278
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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