SuSE 10 Security Update : boost (ZYPP Patch Number 8210)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Two problems have been fixed in the boost library :

- boost::pool's ordered_malloc could have overflowed when
calculating the allocation size. (CVE-2012-2677)

- fully qualify the the
boost::date_time::dst_adjustment_offsets (non security).

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2677.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 8210.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59983 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2677

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