openSUSE Security Update : fail2ban (openSUSE-SU-2013:0566-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of fail2ban fixes a startup related startup-problem and a
security problem fixed upstream (CVE-2012-5642).

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-04/msg00001.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=790557
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=794953

Solution :

Update the affected fail2ban package.

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: 74950 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5642

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