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openSUSE-SU-2012:0242-1: moderate: sysconfig
openSUSE Security Update: sysconfig
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2012:0242-1
Rating: moderate
References: #559170 #580018 #697929 #735394 #739338
Cross-References: CVE-2011-4182
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.4
openSUSE 11.3
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has four fixes
is now available.

Description:

This update for sysconfig contains the following fixes:

- sysconfig hook script for NetworkManager did not properly
quote shell meta characters when processing ESSIDs.
Specially crafted network names could therefore lead to
execution of shell code (CVE-2011-4182).
- Explicitly disabled posix mode in all bash scripts as we
are using several features not supported in posix mode
(bnc#739338).
- Fixed ipv6 dad / link ready wait time calculation (1/10
of the specified time were used), replaced useless up
flag check loop with link_ready_wait to avoid send
errors from dhclient6 and cleaned up link / dad wait
verify flag after status update (bnc#697929).


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 sysconfig-5631

- openSUSE 11.3:

zypper in -t patch sysconfig-5630

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

sysconfig-0.74.5-6.13.1

- openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

sysconfig-0.73.7-2.15.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4182.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/559170
https://bugzilla.novell.com/580018
https://bugzilla.novell.com/697929
https://bugzilla.novell.com/735394
https://bugzilla.novell.com/739338


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