openSUSE Security Update : libidn (openSUSE-2016-925)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This libidn update to version 1.33 fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2015-8948, CVE-2016-6262: Fixed an
out-of-bounds-read when reading one zero byte as input
(bsc#990189).

- CVE-2016-6263: Fixed stringprep_utf8_nfkc_normalize to
reject invalid UTF-8 (bsc#boo#990191).

Included bugfixes :

- Fixed crash in idna_to_unicode_8z8z and
idna_to_unicode_8zlz (introduced in 1.31).

- API and ABI is backwards compatible with the previous
version.

- Update gpg keyring

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=990189
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=990191

Solution :

Update the affected libidn packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92743 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8948
CVE-2016-6262
CVE-2016-6263

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