This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
Various packages included vulnerable parsers generated by 'flex'. This
update provides a fixed 'flex' package and also rebuilds of packages
that might have security issues caused by the auto generated code.
Flex itself was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the generated
scanner (bsc#990856, CVE-2016-6354) Packages that were rebuilt with
the fixed flex :
- virtuoso Also libqt5-qtwebkit received an additional
security fix :
- CVE-2015-8079: QtWebKit logs visited URLs to
WebpageIcons.db in private browsing mode (bsc#954210).
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 Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false