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openSUSE-SU-2010:0736-1 (moderate): mipv6d security update
  • From: opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2010 21:08:12 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20101017190812.9052DBE45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: mipv6d security update

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0736-1
Rating: moderate
References: #424311
Cross-References: CVE-2010-2522 CVE-2010-2523
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.3
openSUSE 11.2
openSUSE 11.1

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


the mipv6 daemon did not check the origin of netlink
messages, therefore allowing local users to spoof messages
(CVE-2010-2522). remote attackers could cause buffer
overflows in mipv6d (CVE-2010-2523).

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch mipv6d-3093

- openSUSE 11.2:

zypper in -t patch mipv6d-3093

- openSUSE 11.1:

zypper in -t patch mipv6d-3093

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

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.2 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.1 (i586 ppc x86_64):



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