openSUSE Security Update : dosfstools (openSUSE-2016-671)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for dosfstools fixes the following issues :

- fixed buffer overflows based on insufficient size of
variable for storing FAT size (CVE-2016-4804,

- dosfstools-3.0.26-read-fat-overflow.patch

- fixed memory corruption when setting FAT12 entries
(CVE-2015-8872, boo#980364)

- dosfstools-3.0.26-off-by-2.patch

- Fix attempt to rename root dir in fsck due to
uninitialized fields [boo#912607]

- Drop gpg-offline build-time requirement; this is now
handled by the local source validator

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected dosfstools packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91439 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8872

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