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openSUSE-SU-2014:0517-1: moderate: xinetd for tcpmux service
openSUSE Security Update: xinetd for tcpmux service
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0517-1
Rating: moderate
References: #762294 #844230 #855685
Cross-References: CVE-2012-0862 CVE-2013-4342
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.1
openSUSE 12.3
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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has one
errata is now available.

Description:


xinetd was updated to receive security fixes and a bug fix.

Security issues fixed:
* CVE-2013-4342 (bnc#844230)
- xinetd ignored user and group directives for tcpmux
services
* CVE-2012-0862 (bnc#762294)
- xinetd enabled all services when tcp multiplexing is
used

Also added support for setting maximum number of open files
(bnc#855685).


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-292

- openSUSE 12.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-292

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):

xinetd-2.3.15-2.8.1
xinetd-debuginfo-2.3.15-2.8.1
xinetd-debugsource-2.3.15-2.8.1

- openSUSE 12.3 (i586 x86_64):

xinetd-2.3.14-163.4.1
xinetd-debuginfo-2.3.14-163.4.1
xinetd-debugsource-2.3.14-163.4.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0862.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4342.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/762294
https://bugzilla.novell.com/844230
https://bugzilla.novell.com/855685


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