SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : wget (SUSE-SU-2016:3268-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for wget fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2016-7098: Fixed a potential race condition by
creating files with .tmp ext and making them accessible
to the current user only. (bsc#995964) Non security
issues fixed :

- bsc#1005091: Don't call xfree() on string returned by
usr_error()

- bsc#1012677: Add support for enforcing TLSv1.1 and
TLSv1.2 (TLS 1.2 support was already present, but it was
not enforcable).

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/1005091
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1012677
https://bugzilla.suse.com/995964
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7098.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?8891ed32

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2016-1911=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2016-1911=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1911=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2016-1911=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1911=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96140 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7098

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