openSUSE Security Update : weechat (openSUSE-SU-2012:1580-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- added weechat-fix-hook_process-shell-injection.patch
which fixes a shell injection vulnerability in the
hook_process function (bnc#790217, CVE-2012-5534)

- added
weechat-fix-buffer-overflow-in-irc-color-decoding.patch
which fixes a heap-based overflow when decoding IRC
colors in strings (bnc#789146, CVE-2012-5854)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-11/msg00087.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789146
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=790217

Solution :

Update the affected weechat 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: 74822 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5534
CVE-2012-5854

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