openSUSE Security Update : patch (openSUSE-SU-2015:0199-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 81156
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update fixes the following security issue :
+ Security fix for a directory traversal flaw when handling git-style patches. This could allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files by applying a specially crafted patch. [boo#913678] [CVE-2015-1196]
This update fixes the following issues :
+ When a file isn't being deleted because the file contents don't match the patch, the resulting message is now 'Not deleting file ... as content differs from patch' instead of 'File ... is not empty after patch;
+ Function names in hunks (from diff -p) are now preserved in reject files [boo#904519]
SolutionUpdate the affected patch packages.