openSUSE 10 Security Update : snort (snort-1598)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes an evasion attack on URL parsing. The faulty code is
in the http_inspect preprocessor. (CVE-2006-2769)

Solution :

Update the affected snort package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27448 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-2769

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