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Secunia Security Advisory 28985

Secunia Security Advisory 28985
Posted Feb 19, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in GNOME GLib, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the library.

tags | advisory, denial of service
SHA-256 | 088d26b5eff216b5dfd9a2e2d84d075f9c566c8f499dafec282cc905e7c6c404

Secunia Security Advisory 28985

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A new version (0.9.0.0 - Release Candidate 1) of the free Secunia PSI
has been released. The new version includes many new and advanced
features, which makes it even easier to stay patched.

Download and test it today:
https://psi.secunia.com/

Read more about this new version:
https://psi.secunia.com/?page=changelog

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TITLE:
GNOME GLib PCRE Character Class Buffer Overflow

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA28985

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/28985/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
GNOME GLib 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/17585/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in GNOME GLib, which potentially
can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of
Service) or compromise an application using the library.

The vulnerability is caused due to the use of vulnerable PCRE code.

For more information:
SA28923

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.14.5. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.14.6.
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/glib-2.14.6.news

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA28923:
http://secunia.com/advisories/28923/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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