Mandrake Security Advisory MDVSA-2009:207 (perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2)

The remote host is missing an update to perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip2 announced via advisory MDVSA-2009:207.
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A vulnerability has been found and corrected in perl-Compress-Raw-Bzip: Off-by-one error in the bzinflate function in Bzip2.xs in the Compress-Raw-Bzip2 module before 2.018 for Perl allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application hang or crash) via a crafted bzip2 compressed stream that triggers a buffer overflow, a related issue to CVE-2009-1391 (CVE-2009-1884). This update provides a solution to this vulnerability. Affected: 2009.1, Enterprise Server 5.0