openSUSE Security Update : pigz (openSUSE-2016-303)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Pigz, a multi-threaded implementation of gzip, was updated to fix one
vulnerability.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- A crafted file could have caused an unwanted directory
traversal on extract (CVE-2015-1191)

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=913627

Solution :

Update the affected pigz packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89717 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1191

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