openSUSE Security Update : gnugk (openSUSE-2016-897)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

gnugk was updated fix security issues and bugs.

The following issues were fixed :

- CVE-2012-3534: denial of service via lots of connections
(boo#777486)

The new version 4.2 of gnuk also fixes a number of bugs and contains
other improvements and fixes. The new library h323plus was added to
the distribution as a dependency.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777486

Solution :

Update the affected gnugk 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: 92538 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3534

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