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Mandriva: 2013:261: dropbear Print E-mail
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Mandrake Updated dropbear package fixes security vulnerability: Possible memory exhaustion denial of service due to the size of decompressed payloads in dropbear before 2013.59 (CVE-2013-4421). [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:261
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : dropbear
 Date    : October 28, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated dropbear package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Possible memory exhaustion denial of service due to the size of
 decompressed payloads in dropbear before 2013.59 (CVE-2013-4421).
 
 Inconsistent delays in authorization failures could be used to
 disclose the existence of valid user accounts in dropbear before
 2013.59 (CVE-2013-4434).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4421
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-4434
 http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0318.html
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 e6cee9d673e5a152566520e725f19c30  mbs1/x86_64/dropbear-2013.59-1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 241598b35ee5860ad4cd39116b7899e4  mbs1/SRPMS/dropbear-2013.59-1.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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