openSUSE Security Update : radvd (openSUSE-SU-2011:1247-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update of radvd fixes the following security flaws :

- arbitrary file overwrite flaw through unsanitized
interface names (CVE-2011-3602),

- missing return value checks in privsep_init() which
could cause radvd to keep running with root privileges
(CVE-2011-3603),

- buffer overread flaws in the process_ra() function
(CVE-2011-3604),

- temporary denial of service flaw triggered with a flood
of ND_ROUTER_SOLICIT (CVE-2011-3605)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2011-11/msg00016.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=721968

Solution :

Update the affected radvd 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: 75724 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3601
CVE-2011-3602
CVE-2011-3603
CVE-2011-3604
CVE-2011-3605

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