openSUSE Security Update : GNU parallel (openSUSE-2015-388)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

GNU parallel was updated to 20150522 to complete a fix one security
issue and augment a fix for another.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- The security issue for --sshlogin + --fifo/--cat has
been fixed.

- After further security analysis the issue fixed in
20150422 also fixed the problem for --tmux.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932143

Solution :

Update the affected GNU parallel package.

Risk factor :

Medium

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83913 ()

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