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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1884: Perl Compress::Raw modules: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-1884: Perl Compress::Raw modules: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/19/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

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.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-perl-core-compress-raw-bzip2
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-perl-core-compress-raw-zlib

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