This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
This update for cracklib fixes a security issue and a bug: Security
issue fixed :
- Add patch to fix a stack-based buffer overflow in GECOS
parser (bsc#992966 CVE-2016-6318) The following non
security issue was fixed :
- Call textdomain in cracklib-check main function so that
program output is translated accordingly. (bsc#928923)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
See also :
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-cracklib-12726=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false