openSUSE Security Update : file (openSUSE-SU-2014:1720-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 80277
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This file update fixes the following two security issues :

- bsc#910252: multiple denial of service issues (resource consumption) (CVE-2014-8116)

- bsc#910253: denial of service issue (resource consumption) (CVE-2014-8117)

Solution

Update the affected file packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=910252

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=910253

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00104.html

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-12/msg00105.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80277

File Name: openSUSE-2014-817.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/29/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:file-magic, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmagic1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmagic1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmagic1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmagic1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-magic, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 12/19/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117