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SuSE: New cobbler packages fix security vulnerabilities

This update of cobbler fixes a remote code execution flaw which could have been exploited through cobbler’s XMLRPC API. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for cobbler
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2012:0814-1
Rating:             important
References:         #763610 
Cross-References:   CVE-2012-2395
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP1
                   SUSE Manager 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


  This update of cobbler fixes a remote code execution flaw
  which could have  been exploited through cobbler's XMLRPC
  API (CVE-2012-2395).

  Security Issue references:

  * CVE-2012-2395
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2395



Patch Instructions:

  To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
  Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  - SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch slesctsp1-cobbler-6378

  - SUSE Manager 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1:

     zypper in -t patch sleman12sp1-cobbler-6378

  To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

  - SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 11 SP1 (x86_64):

     koan-2.0.10-0.38.1

  - SUSE Manager 1.2 for SLE 11 SP1 (x86_64):

     cobbler-2.0.10-0.38.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-2395.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/763610
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=a80df9eb737ded8b7bd7a02f531b043b
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