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Security update for OpenSLP

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(Last modified: 01MAR2005)


solutions Security update for OpenSLP SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (56faf7859cca833cb1e05a83044f7c0e)

Applies to

Package: openslp
openslp-devel
openslp-server
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
Patch: patch-9904
Release: 20050301
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Sebastian Krahmer of SUSE Security audited the openslp code and found multiple
smaller issues that could be used to crash the server remotely. This update
fixes those issues.

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 openslp.rpm openslp-devel.rpm openslp-server.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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