openSUSE Security Update : libnewt0_52 (libnewt0_52-1331)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42203
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow was found in the way newt used to process content, to be rendered in text dialog box. Local attacker could issue a specially crafted text dialog box rendering request (direct or via custom application), leading to denial of service (application crash) or, potentially, to execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
CVE-2009-2905 has been assigned to this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected libnewt0_52 packages.