OracleVM 2.1 : newt (OVMSA-2009-0026)

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Synopsis :

The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- fix buffer overflow in textbox when reflowing (#524618,
CVE-2009-2905)

- add release to -devel requires

- escape macros in changelog

- add support for tuples of strings in EntryWindow prompts
in snack (#219679)

- fix multibyte and double width character handling in
entry (#249717)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d7e5db9c

Solution :

Update the affected newt package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79466 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36515

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2905

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