openSUSE Security Update : libidn (openSUSE-2016-1014)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libidn fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6262 and CVE-2015-8948: Out-of-bounds-read when
reading one zero byte as input (bsc#990189)

- CVE-2016-6261: Out-of-bounds stack read in
idna_to_ascii_4i (bsc#990190)

- CVE-2016-6263: stringprep_utf8_nfkc_normalize reject
invalid UTF-8 (bsc#990191)

- CVE-2015-2059: out-of-bounds read with stringprep on
invalid UTF-8 (bsc#923241)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=923241
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=990189
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=990190
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=990191

Solution :

Update the affected libidn packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93092 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2059
CVE-2015-8948
CVE-2016-6261
CVE-2016-6262
CVE-2016-6263

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