openSUSE Security Update : p7zip (openSUSE-2015-456)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

p7zip was update to fix one security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-1038: Attackers could have written to arbitrary
files via a symlink attack in a specially crafted
archive (boo#912878)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected p7zip packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84497 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1038

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