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openSUSE-RU-2010:0483-1 (moderate): star: This updates fixes a buffer overflow in star.
  • From: maintenance@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 17:08:15 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100809150815.1BF15BE29@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Recommended Update: star: This updates fixes a buffer overflow in
star.
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-RU-2010:0483-1
Rating: moderate
References: #625527
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that has one recommended fix can now be installed.

Description:

star is trying to copy data into buffer which is not long
enough, leading to buffer overflow and crash. Fixed bz this
update.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Recommended Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch star-2864

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 src x86_64):

star-1.5final-43.1.1


References:

https://bugzilla.novell.com/625527


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