openSUSE Security Update : libtorrent-rasterbar (openSUSE-2016-774)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libtorrent-rasterbar fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-5301: Crash on invalid input in http_parser
could have allowed a remote attacker to perform a denial
of service attack (boo#983228).

In addition, the package was updated to 1.0.9 / 1.16.19,
fixing various upstream bugs.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=983228

Solution :

Update the affected libtorrent-rasterbar 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: 91849 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5301

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