openSUSE Security Update : libuser (openSUSE-2015-529)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libuser was updated to fix on security issue.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- CVE-2015-3246: local root exploit through passwd file
handling (boo#937533)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=937533

Solution :

Update the affected libuser packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85186 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3246

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