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SuSE: New ldns packages fix security vulnerabilities

A boundary error in ldns_rr_new_frm_str_internal() could lead to a heap-based buffer overfow when processing RR records. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  openSUSE Security Update: ldns (CVE-2011-3581)
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Announcement ID:    openSUSE-SU-2011:1161-1
Rating:             important
References:         #720277 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3581
Affected Products:
                   openSUSE 11.4
                   openSUSE 11.3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

  A boundary error in ldns_rr_new_frm_str_internal() could
  lead to a heap-based buffer overfow when processing RR
  records (CVE-2011-3581).


Patch Instructions:

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

  - openSUSE 11.4:

     zypper in -t patch ldns-5289

  - openSUSE 11.3:

     zypper in -t patch ldns-5289

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


Package List:

  - openSUSE 11.4 (i586 x86_64):

     libldns-devel-1.5.1-10.11.1
     libldns1-1.5.1-10.11.1

  - openSUSE 11.3 (i586 x86_64):

     libldns-devel-1.5.1-7.3.1
     libldns1-1.5.1-7.3.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3581.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/720277
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