openSUSE Security Update : Privoxy (openSUSE-2016-132)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to Privoxy 3.0.24 fixes two minor security issues.

The vulnerabilities should not be exploitable in the binary as
compiled in openSUSE.

- CVE-2016-1982: Corrupt chunk-encoded content could cause
an invalid read (boo#963151)

- CVE-2016-1983: Empty Host headers in client requests
could result in invalid reads (boo#963152)

This update also contains general bug fixes and improvements as well
as white and blacklist updates.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963151
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963152

Solution :

Update the affected Privoxy packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88553 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1982
CVE-2016-1983

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