SUSE SLES12 Security Update : quagga (SUSE-SU-2016:2618-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for quagga fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2016-1245: Fix for a zebra stack overrun in IPv6 RA
receive code (bsc#1005258).

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1005258
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1245.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?dd9a5f36

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1537=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1537=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94282 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1245

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