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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2012:0237-1: important: VUL-0: nginx: heap overflow
openSUSE Security Update: VUL-0: nginx: heap overflow
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0237-1
Rating: important
References: #731084
Cross-References: CVE-2011-4315
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

A flaw in the custom DNS resolver of nginx could lead to a
heap based buffer overflow which could potentially allow
attackers to execute arbitrary code or to cause a Denial of
Service (bnc#731084, CVE-2011-4315).


Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.4:

zypper in -t patch nginx-0.8-5467

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

nginx-0.8-0.8.53-4.9.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4315.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/731084

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