openSUSE Security Update : util-linux (openSUSE-2015-702)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

util-linux was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-5218: Prevent colcrt buffer overflow
(bsc#949754).

This non-security issue was fixed :

- bsc#903440: Calendar 'cal' crash with segmentation fault
when execute in background.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=903440
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=949754

Solution :

Update the affected util-linux packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86737 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5218

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