SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pigz (SUSE-SU-2015:0670-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Pigz, a multi-threaded implementation of gzip, was updated to fix one
vulnerability.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- A crafted file could have caused an unwanted directory
traversal on extract (CVE-2015-1191)

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/913627
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1191.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?c7a4df19

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-156=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-156=1

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:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83712 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72109

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1191

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