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Security update for Red Carpet

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(Last modified: 21MAR2007)


solutions Security update for Red Carpet SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (43c2764245ef7a05f0cab984e5b33b81)

Applies to

Package: red-carpet
rug
rcd
rcd-devel
rcd-modules
rcd-modules-devel
libredcarpet
libredcarpet-python
libredcarpet-tools
python-openssl
xmlrpc-c
xmlrpc-c-devel
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11461
Release: 20070321
Obsoletes: 24de266ff1b343fb85ae1c384904e222

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update fixes a bug in the HTTP header parsing code of the included libsoup. This bug makes rcd vulnerable to a remote denial-of-service attack. (CVE-2006-5876)

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh red-carpet.rpm rug.rpm rcd.rpm rcd-devel.rpm rcd-modules.rpm rcd-modules-devel.rpm libredcarpet.rpm libredcarpet-python.rpm libredcarpet-tools.rpm python-openssl.rpm xmlrpc-c.rpm xmlrpc-c-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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