SUSE-SU-2017:1365-1: moderate: Security update for collectd

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Mon May 22 07:09:14 MDT 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for collectd

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:1365-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1032307 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-7401
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Webyast 1.3
                    SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for collectd fixes one issue.

   This security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2017-7401: Incorrect interaction of the parse_packet() and
     parse_part_sign_sha256() functions in network.c allowed remote attackers
     to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) of a collectd instance
     (configured with "SecurityLevel None" and with empty "AuthFile" options)
     via a crafted UDP packet (bsc#1032307).

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Webyast 1.3:

      zypper in -t patch slewyst13-collectd-13121=1

   - SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3:

      zypper in -t patch sleslms13-collectd-13121=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Webyast 1.3 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Lifecycle Management Server 1.3 (x86_64):



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