openSUSE Security Update : atheme (openSUSE-2016-590)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for atheme fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-4478: Under certain circumstances, a remote
attacker could cause denial of service due to a buffer
overflow in the XMLRPC response encoding code
(boo#978170)

- CVE-2014-9773: Remote attacker could change Atheme's
behavior by registering/dropping certain accounts/nicks
(boo#978170)

The version update to 7.2.6 also contains a number of upstream fixes.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=978170

Solution :

Update the affected atheme packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91207 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9773
CVE-2016-4478

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