SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : file (SUSE-SU-2014:1730-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This file update fixes the following security issues :

- bsc#910252: multiple denial of service issues (resource
consumption) (CVE-2014-8116)

- bsc#910253: denial of service issue (resource
consumption) (CVE-2014-8117)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8116.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-8117.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910252
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=910253
http://www.nessus.org/u?67086f61

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2014-126

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2014-126

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2014-126

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83657 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71692
71700

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8116
CVE-2014-8117

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