SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gcc48 (SUSE-SU-2015:1833-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for GCC 4.8 provides the following fixes :

- Fix C++11 std::random_device short read issue that could
lead to predictable randomness. (CVE-2015-5276,
bsc#945842)

- Fix linker segmentation fault when building SLOF on
ppc64le. (bsc#949000)

- Fix no_instrument_function attribute handling on PPC64
with

-mprofile-kernel. (bsc#947791)

- Fix internal compiler error with aarch64 target using
PCH and builtin functions. (bsc#947772)

- Fix libffi issues on aarch64. (bsc#948168)

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/945842
https://bugzilla.suse.com/947772
https://bugzilla.suse.com/947791
https://bugzilla.suse.com/948168
https://bugzilla.suse.com/949000
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5276.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?8d44ba09

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-2015-756=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-756=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-756=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-756=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:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86648 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5276

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