openSUSE Security Update : boost (openSUSE-SU-2013:1523-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This boost update fixes a UTF validation problem.

- Apply boost-locale_utf.patch to fix a vulnerability in
the utf handling of boost:locale (bnc#801991,
CVE-2013-0252)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00002.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=801991

Solution :

Update the affected boost packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75153 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0252

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