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Mageia 2021-0078: perl-Email-MIME and perl-Email-MIME-ContentType security update

Date 10 Feb 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Messages with too many tiny nested MIME parts can lead to memory exhaustion on split(), resulting in denial of service (rhbz#1835353) This update limits the number of nested MIME parts to 10 (by default), to avoid a possible memory exhaustion issue with lots of tiny MIME parts.
MGASA-2021-0078 - Updated perl-Email-MIME and perl-Email-MIME-ContentType packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 10 Feb 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0078.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7

Messages with too many tiny nested MIME parts can lead to memory exhaustion on
split(), resulting in denial of service (rhbz#1835353)

This update limits the number of nested MIME parts to 10 (by default), to avoid
a possible memory exhaustion issue with lots of tiny MIME parts.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=26757
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/VJFUIVJOQGZOYF4Q4RXPBJTBBZD5LXVK/
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it./thread/3PWODHVD5ZKQBY2OYBTFPBETUOOJA33D/

SRPMS:
- 7/core/perl-Email-MIME-1.949.0-3.1.mga7
- 7/core/perl-Email-MIME-ContentType-1.24.0-3.1.mga7

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