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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:0912-1: important: Security update for pidgin-otr
SUSE Security Update: Security update for pidgin-otr
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0912-1
Rating: important
References: #970498
Cross-References: CVE-2015-8833
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


This update for pidgin-otr fixes the following issues:

- CVE-2015-8833: A heap based use-after-free issue was fixed in pidgin-otr
that could lead to crashes or potential code execution.


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 Workstation Extension 12-SP1:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-523=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2016-523=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-523=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-523=1

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1 (x86_64):

pidgin-otr-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debuginfo-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debugsource-4.0.0-8.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 (x86_64):

pidgin-otr-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debuginfo-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debugsource-4.0.0-8.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):

pidgin-otr-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debuginfo-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debugsource-4.0.0-8.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 (x86_64):

pidgin-otr-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debuginfo-4.0.0-8.1
pidgin-otr-debugsource-4.0.0-8.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8833.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/970498

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