openSUSE Security Update : libevent (openSUSE-SU-2015:0132-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libevent was updated to fixed heap overflows in buffer API (bsc#897243
CVE-2014-6272)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-01/msg00070.html
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=897243

Solution :

Update the affected libevent packages.

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: 80992 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6272

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