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Security update for opal

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(Last modified: 19OCT2007)


solutions Security update for opal SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (5e35fff56e04444ddd3ac117b425b2f4)

Applies to

Package: opal
opal-devel
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4519
Release: 20071019
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

A bug in the SIP protocol handler could be exploited by attackers to crash
applications using opal (CVE-2007-4924).

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 opal.rpm opal-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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