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

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected the openSUSE Leap 42.1 kernel. packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95745 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9576

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