openSUSE Security Update : cracklib (openSUSE-2016-1041)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for cracklib fixes the following issues :

- Add patch to fix a buffer overflow in GECOS parser
(bsc#992966 CVE-2016-6318)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=992966

Solution :

Update the affected cracklib packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93249 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6318

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