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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2012-2944

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/01/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/12/2013
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the addchar function in common/parseconf.c in upsd in Network UPS Tools (NUT) before 2.6.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (electric-power outage) via a long string containing non-printable characters.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-libupsclient1
  • suse-upgrade-libupsclient1-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-nut
  • suse-upgrade-nut-cgi
  • suse-upgrade-nut-cgi-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-nut-debuginfo
  • suse-upgrade-nut-debugsource
  • suse-upgrade-nut-devel
  • suse-upgrade-nut-drivers-net
  • suse-upgrade-nut-drivers-net-debuginfo

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