Mandriva: Subject: [Security Announce] [ MDVSA-2008:201 ] pan
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Pavel Polischouk found a boundary error in the PartsBatch class in the Pan newsreader when processing .nzb files, which could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of serice (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .nzb file (CVE-2008-2363). The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2008:201
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : pan
 Date    : September 22, 2008
 Affected: 2008.0, 2008.1
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 Problem Description:

 Pavel Polischouk found a boundary error in the PartsBatch class in the
 Pan newsreader when processing .nzb files, which could allow remote
 attackers to cause a denial of serice (application crash) or possibly
 execute arbitrary code via a crafted .nzb file (CVE-2008-2363).
 
 The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2363
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0:
 1efb1805b839ee9de0ccdf583eaa96eb  2008.0/i586/pan-0.132-2.1mdv2008.0.i586.rpm 
 a9a8a84906e9943ca42d82e0a76d6af9  2008.0/SRPMS/pan-0.132-2.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.0/X86_64:
 ecef9d793ceded193f1cf5800afa2357  2008.0/x86_64/pan-0.132-2.1mdv2008.0.x86_64.rpm 
 a9a8a84906e9943ca42d82e0a76d6af9  2008.0/SRPMS/pan-0.132-2.1mdv2008.0.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1:
 85af89fdd8fd639cbbeea702e10b4dfd  2008.1/i586/pan-0.132-3.1mdv2008.1.i586.rpm 
 78a5042fe39589632d1ac90a90a43862  2008.1/SRPMS/pan-0.132-3.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2008.1/X86_64:
 35e28bf1628881af32a4c66c83041c6b  2008.1/x86_64/pan-0.132-3.1mdv2008.1.x86_64.rpm 
 78a5042fe39589632d1ac90a90a43862  2008.1/SRPMS/pan-0.132-3.1mdv2008.1.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
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