openSUSE Security Update : nut (openSUSE-SU-2012:1069-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The nut upsd is prone to multiple flaws that allow remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (application crash) by sending unexpected
data.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-08/msg00049.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=764699

Solution :

Update the affected nut packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74730 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2944

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