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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2013:0053-1: important: Security update for WebYaST

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for WebYaST

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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0053-1

Rating: important

References: #792712

Cross-References: CVE-2012-0435

Affected Products:

WebYaST 1.2

SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2

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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It

includes one version update.

 

Description:

 

 

The hosts list used by WebYaST for connecting to it's back

end part was modifiable allowing to point to a malicious

website which then could access all values sent by WebYaST.

 

The /host configuration path was removed to fix this issue.

 

Security Issue reference:

 

* CVE-2012-0435

 

 

 

Patch Instructions:

 

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

 

- WebYaST 1.2:

 

zypper in -t patch slewyst12-webyast-base-ui-7236

 

- SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2:

 

zypper in -t patch sleslms12-webyast-base-ui-7236

 

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

 

 

Package List:

 

- WebYaST 1.2 (noarch) [New Version: 0.2.63]:

 

webyast-base-ui-0.2.63-0.6.1

webyast-base-ui-branding-default-0.2.63-0.6.1

webyast-base-ui-testsuite-0.2.63-0.6.1

 

- SUSE Studio Standard Edition 1.2 (noarch) [New Version: 0.2.63]:

 

webyast-base-ui-0.2.63-0.6.1

 

 

References:

 

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-0435.html

https://bugzilla.novell.com/792712

http://download.novell.com/patch/finder/?keywords=7c947289145036c838e04ef674b59d7b

 

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