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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2011:0979-1: important: Security update for vpnc
SUSE Security Update: Security update for vpnc

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2011:0979-1
Rating: important
References: #651577 #708656
Cross-References: CVE-2011-2660
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.


This update of vpnc fixes a flaw in the
modify_resolvconf_suse script that could potentially allow
remote attackers to inject commands through specially
crafted DNS domains (CVE-2011-2660).

Also a rekeying during reconnect was improved.

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2011-2660


Please install this update.

Patch Instructions:

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

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1:

zypper in -t patch sledsp1-vpnc-5027

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

Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 (i586 x86_64):



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