openSUSE Security Update : systemtap (openSUSE-SU-2013:0475-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This systemtap updated fixes a security issue and bugs :

Security fix: Fix kernel panic when processing malformed DWARF unwind
data (bnc#748564 CVE-2012-0875)

Also bugs were fixed :

- Change how systemtap looks for tracepoint header files
(bnc#796574, new patch:
systemtap-build-source-dir.patch)

- Add libebl1 dependency. Systemtap manually loads libebl
backends and the manual Requires: was incorrectly
removed in a previous revision (bnc#800335)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-03/msg00057.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=748564
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796574
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=800335

Solution :

Update the affected systemtap packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74926 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0875

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