Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:157 (perl-Compress-Raw-Zlib)

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A vulnerability has been found and corrected in perl-Compress-Raw-Zlib: Off-by-one error in the inflate function in Zlib.xs in Compress::Raw::Zlib Perl module before 2.017, as used in AMaViS, SpamAssassin, and possibly other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (hang or crash) via a crafted zlib compressed stream that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, as exploited in the wild by Trojan.Downloader-71014 in June 2009 (CVE-2009-1391). This update provides fixes for this vulnerability. Affected: 2008.1, 2009.0, 2009.1