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openSUSE-SU-2016:1312-1: moderate: Security update for atheme
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for atheme
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2016:1312-1
Rating: moderate
References: #978170
Cross-References: CVE-2014-9773 CVE-2016-4478
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.1
openSUSE 13.2
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for atheme fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2016-4478: Under certain circumstances, a remote attacker could
cause denial of service due to a buffer overflow in the XMLRPC response
encoding code (boo#978170)
- CVE-2014-9773: Remote attacker could change Atheme's behavior by
registering/dropping certain accounts/nicks (boo#978170)

The version update to 7.2.6 also contains a number of upstream fixes.


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-590=1

- openSUSE 13.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2016-590=1

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


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (i586 x86_64):

atheme-7.2.6-5.1
atheme-debuginfo-7.2.6-5.1
atheme-debugsource-7.2.6-5.1
atheme-devel-7.2.6-5.1
libathemecore1-7.2.6-5.1
libathemecore1-debuginfo-7.2.6-5.1

- openSUSE 13.2 (i586 x86_64):

atheme-7.2.6-2.3.1
atheme-debuginfo-7.2.6-2.3.1
atheme-debugsource-7.2.6-2.3.1
atheme-devel-7.2.6-2.3.1
libathemecore1-7.2.6-2.3.1
libathemecore1-debuginfo-7.2.6-2.3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9773.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4478.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/978170


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