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Mandriva: 2012:158: gc Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake A security issue was identified and fixed in gc: Multiple integer overflows in the (1) GC_generic_malloc and (2) calloc funtions in malloc.c, and the (3) GC_generic_malloc_ignore_off_page function in mallocx.c in Boehm-Demers-Weiser GC (libgc) before 7.2 make [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2012:158
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Package : gc
 Date    : October 3, 2012
 Affected: 2011., Enterprise Server 5.0
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Problem Description:

 A security issue was identified and fixed in gc:
 
 Multiple integer overflows in the (1) GC_generic_malloc and (2) calloc
 funtions in malloc.c, and the (3) GC_generic_malloc_ignore_off_page
 function in mallocx.c in Boehm-Demers-Weiser GC (libgc) before 7.2 make
 it easier for context-dependent attackers to perform memory-related
 attacks such as buffer overflows via a large size value, which causes
 less memory to be allocated than expected (CVE-2012-2673).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2673
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2011:
 ff80b2641fc3764b7ed98eb6a8b7310a  2011/i586/libgc1-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 85d77990548165fb44b9969ebaa37a08  2011/i586/libgc-devel-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm
 9a40880c129be459fab7610510bb3dea  2011/i586/libgc-static-devel-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.i586.rpm 
 3433f6fce39c37469114ce2e40770570  2011/SRPMS/gc-7.1-8.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2011/X86_64:
 ac0a695e6ba1d01c58db329ac275e029  2011/x86_64/lib64gc1-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 2b73bed5897460c97e03a8bc4eb512c4  2011/x86_64/lib64gc-devel-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm
 ed2ca7c3c40648a6074e0a5990c49efa  2011/x86_64/lib64gc-static-devel-7.1-8.1-mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 
 3433f6fce39c37469114ce2e40770570  2011/SRPMS/gc-7.1-8.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5:
 4d2dc87cd0f10a438e98f38bf9f53d86  mes5/i586/libgc1-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 fa03fc646070e70d995f3f09d0121754  mes5/i586/libgc-devel-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm
 12278c7b66468f7d4bb8bbfbd3140e54  mes5/i586/libgc-static-devel-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.i586.rpm 
 04ee1a3f43fdc35db778f7173a78462a  mes5/SRPMS/gc-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm

 Mandriva Enterprise Server 5/X86_64:
 a0ba63a6646876564e4f67559213d785  mes5/x86_64/lib64gc1-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 76159b94d17a53b8946e61e87c7a474a  mes5/x86_64/lib64gc-devel-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm
 5a9475c338a052ad9b6b6cd2a29e89ac  mes5/x86_64/lib64gc-static-devel-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.x86_64.rpm 
 04ee1a3f43fdc35db778f7173a78462a  mes5/SRPMS/gc-7.1-2.1mdvmes5.2.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 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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