openSUSE Security Update : fail2ban (openSUSE-SU-2013:1120-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of fail2ban fixes a security vulnerability. Changes in
fail2ban :

- Fixes: Yaroslav Halchenko

- [6ccd5781]
filter.d/apache-{auth,nohome,noscript,overflows} -
anchor failregex at the beginning (and where applicable
at the end). Addresses a possible DoS. Closes
gh#fail2ban/fail2ban#248, CVE-2013-2178, bnc#824710

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-07/msg00005.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824710

Solution :

Update the affected fail2ban package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75065 ()

Bugtraq ID: 60467

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2178

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