openSUSE Security Update : the openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel. (openSUSE-2016-1439)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

The openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel has been updated to fix a security
issue :

- CVE-2016-9576: A use-after-free vulnerability in the
SCSI generic driver allows users with write access to
/dev/sg* or /dev/bsg* to elevate their privileges
(bsc#1013604).

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1013604

Solution :

Update the affected the openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel. 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: 95745 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9576

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