Mandriva: 2013:118: python-feedparser
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated python-feedparser package fixes security vulnerability: Universal Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) before 5.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a crafted XML ENTITY declaration in a non-ASCII [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:118
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : python-feedparser
 Date    : April 10, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated python-feedparser package fixes security vulnerability:
 
 Universal Feed Parser (aka feedparser or python-feedparser) before
 5.1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory
 consumption) via a crafted XML ENTITY declaration in a non-ASCII
 encoded document (CVE-2012-2921).
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 References:

 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2921
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0157
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 1b570eafb2641697e940bf970e5a9f0c  mbs1/x86_64/python-feedparser-5.1.2-1.mbs1.noarch.rpm 
 369d5d4b737303d0ae792c05930300e2  mbs1/SRPMS/python-feedparser-5.1.2-1.mbs1.src.rpm
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