openSUSE Security Update : vte/gnome-terminal (openSUSE-SU-2012:0931-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Add vte-CVE-2011-2198.patch: fix memory exhaustion
through malicious escape sequences. Fix bnc#699214,
CVE-2011-2198 (openSUSE 11.4 only).

- Add vte-CVE-2012-2738.patch: fix potential DoS through
malicious escape sequences. Fix bnc#772761,

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected vte/gnome-terminal packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74696 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2198

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