openSUSE Security Update : mcrypt (openSUSE-SU-2012:1440-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Some potential mcrypt buffer overflows in the commandline tool were
fixed, which could lead to early aborts of mcrypt. Due to
FORTIFY_SOURCE catching such cases, it would have only aborted mcrypt
with a buffer overflow backtrace.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected mcrypt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74803 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4527

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