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SuSE: New nginx packages fix security issue

A flaw in the custom DNS resolver of nginx could lead to a heap based buffer overflow which could potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code or to cause a Denial of Service. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for nginx-1.0
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1300-1
Rating:             important
References:         #731084 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-4315
Affected Products:
                   WebYaST 1.2
                   SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2
                   SUSE Studio Onsite 1.2
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


  A flaw in the custom DNS resolver of nginx could lead to a
  heap based  buffer overflow which could potentially allow
  attackers to execute  arbitrary code or to cause a Denial
  of Service (bnc#731084, CVE-2011-4315).

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2011-4315
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4315



Patch Instructions:

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

  - WebYaST 1.2:

     zypper in -t patch slewyst12-nginx-1.0-5464

  - SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2:

     zypper in -t patch sleslms12-nginx-1.0-5464

  - SUSE Studio Onsite 1.2:

     zypper in -t patch slestso12-nginx-1.0-5464

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


Package List:

  - WebYaST 1.2 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

     nginx-1.0-1.0.0-0.11.1

  - SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2 (x86_64):

     nginx-1.0-1.0.0-0.11.1

  - SUSE Studio Onsite 1.2 (x86_64):

     nginx-1.0-1.0.0-0.11.1


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-4315.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/731084
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=27ad6bfa3403bc754de85cea4f1875d0
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