openSUSE Security Update : libcares2 (openSUSE-2016-1373)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libcares2 fixes the following issues :

- ares_create_query() single byte out of buffer write
(CVE-2016-5180, boo#1007728)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libcares2 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95463 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5180

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