openSUSE Security Update : geary (openSUSE-SU-2014:1225-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

geary was updated to version 0.6.3 (bnc#896679 VUL-0: CVE-2014-5444) :

Security issue fixed :

+ Warn user of not matching TLS certificate issues when
connecting (bgo#713247, CVE-2014-5444).

+ Fix wrong timestamp in composed email Date: header
(bgo#714376).

+ Patch major memory leak due to GMime bindings.

+ Stabilize search sorting to prevent dropped search
results.

+ Prevent Inbox from being cleared on startup w/ Dovecot,
Zimbra, and more.

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-09/msg00035.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=896679

Solution :

Update the affected geary packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77844 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70318

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5444

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