openSUSE Security Update : gcc48 (openSUSE-2015-723)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=945842
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=947772
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=947791
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=948168
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=949000

Solution :

Update the affected gcc48 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86960 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5276

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