openSUSE Security Update : libcap-ng (openSUSE-SU-2014:0736-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Besides other enhancements, this version update contains :

- fix for CVE-2014-3215 (bnc#876832)

- use PR_SET_NO_NEW_PRIVS to prevent gain of new
privileges

- added libcap-ng-CVE-2014-3215.patch

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00084.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=876832

Solution :

Update the affected libcap-ng packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75379 ()

Bugtraq ID: 67341

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3215

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