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openSUSE-SU-2011:1247-1: moderate: radvd: security issues fixed
openSUSE Security Update: radvd: security issues fixed

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2011:1247-1
Rating: moderate
References: #721968
Cross-References: CVE-2011-3601 CVE-2011-3602 CVE-2011-3603
CVE-2011-3604 CVE-2011-3605
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE 11.3

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update of radvd fixes the following security flaws:

- arbitrary file overwrite flaw through unsanitized
interface names (CVE-2011-3602),
- missing return value checks in privsep_init() which could
cause radvd to keep running with root privileges
- buffer overread flaws in the process_ra() function
- temporary denial of service flaw triggered with a flood
of ND_ROUTER_SOLICIT (CVE-2011-3605)

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 radvd-5316

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch radvd-5316

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

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):



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