openSUSE Security Update : libarchive (openSUSE-2016-770)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libarchive was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-4809: Memory allocation error with gigantic
symbolic links in cpio archives (bsc#984990).

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libarchive packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91866 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4809

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