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SuSE: New rpm packages fix security vulnerabilities

Specially crafted RPM packages could have caused memory corruption in rpm when verifying signatures. Updated packages are available from download.opensuse.org.

  SUSE Security Update: Security update for popt
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2011:1140-2
Rating:             important
References:         #720824 
Cross-References:   CVE-2011-3378
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4
                   SLE SDK 10 SP4
                   SLE SDK 10 SP3
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  An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


  Specially crafted RPM packages could have caused memory
  corruption in rpm  when verifying signatures
  (CVE-2011-3378). This has been fixed.

  Security Issue reference:

  * CVE-2011-3378
  <http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-3378




Package List:

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     popt-1.7-271.42.2
     popt-devel-1.7-271.42.2
     rpm-4.4.2-43.42.2
     rpm-devel-4.4.2-43.42.2
     rpm-python-4.4.2-43.42.2

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (s390x x86_64):

     popt-32bit-1.7-271.42.2
     popt-devel-32bit-1.7-271.42.2

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ia64):

     popt-x86-1.7-271.42.2

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 (ppc):

     popt-64bit-1.7-271.42.2
     popt-devel-64bit-1.7-271.42.2

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     popt-1.7-271.37.38.7
     popt-devel-1.7-271.37.38.7
     rpm-4.4.2-43.38.38.7
     rpm-devel-4.4.2-43.38.38.7
     rpm-python-4.4.2-43.38.38.7

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 (s390x x86_64):

     popt-32bit-1.7-271.37.38.7
     popt-devel-32bit-1.7-271.37.38.7

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 (ia64):

     popt-x86-1.7-271.37.38.7

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP3 (ppc):

     popt-64bit-1.7-271.37.38.7
     popt-devel-64bit-1.7-271.37.38.7

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (i586 x86_64):

     popt-1.7-271.42.2
     popt-devel-1.7-271.42.2
     rpm-4.4.2-43.42.2
     rpm-devel-4.4.2-43.42.2
     rpm-python-4.4.2-43.42.2

  - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP4 (x86_64):

     popt-32bit-1.7-271.42.2
     popt-devel-32bit-1.7-271.42.2

  - SLE SDK 10 SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     rpm-devel-4.4.2-43.42.2

  - SLE SDK 10 SP3 (i586 ia64 ppc s390x x86_64):

     rpm-devel-4.4.2-43.38.38.7


References:

  http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3378.html
  https://bugzilla.novell.com/720824
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=37cdbd497da1d0ad591becda0c89a5b0
  http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=66be1106fa91062647ce6393c302fb4f
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