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Mandriva: 2013:135: vte Print E-mail
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Mandrake Updated vte packages fix security vulnerability: A denial of service flaw was found in the way VTE, a terminal emulator widget, processed certain escape sequences with large repeat counts. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted file, which once [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:135
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : vte
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated vte packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 A denial of service flaw was found in the way VTE, a terminal emulator
 widget, processed certain escape sequences with large repeat counts. A
 remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted file, which once
 opened in a terminal using the VTE terminal emulator could lead to
 excessive CPU consumption (CVE-2012-2738).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2738
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0163
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 4566a8d789bd97a1878507939912f9f9  mbs1/x86_64/lib64vte9-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 27a8bd6e01a230a99b5129e8d74a0b95  mbs1/x86_64/lib64vte-devel-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 c5b3588d44446b7735ed816d609e0efa  mbs1/x86_64/lib64vte-gir0.0-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 614f4e1a8e82320438efe99803ee3ad4  mbs1/x86_64/python-vte-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 8dc2b110ae5529d791e364b72f7f4ed1  mbs1/x86_64/vte-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 e0ed7c26edf07e7a03821fc14c97da96  mbs1/SRPMS/vte-0.28.2-5.1.mbs1.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/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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