SUSE-SU-2013:0053-1: important: Security update for WebYaST

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Tue Jan 22 21:04:17 MST 2013

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for WebYaST

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

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It
   includes one version update.


   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]:


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



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