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Pardus: [UPDATED] Perl-HTML-Parser: Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
A vulnerability has been found in Perl HTML-Parser module which causes denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted input.

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2009-177 
      Date: 2009-10-30
  Severity: 3
      Type: Local

[UPDATE] Same issue was fixed in Pardus 2009, please update your system.

A vulnerability has been found in Perl HTML-Parser module which  causes
denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted input.

The problem is caused when  parsing  HTML  entity  with  invalid  UTF-8
character. This can lead to application crash.

Affected packages:

  Pardus 2008:
    perl-HTML-Parser, all before 3.64-5-3
  Pardus 2009:
    perl-HTML-Parser, all before 3.64-7-4

There are update(s) for  perl-HTML-Parser.  You  can  update  them  via
Package Manager or with a single command from console:

  Pardus 2008:
    pisi up perl-HTML-Parser

  Pardus 2009:
    pisi up perl-HTML-Parser

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