SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libarchive (SUSE-SU-2015:0667-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83710
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
Descriptionlibarchive was updated to fix a directory traversal in the bsdcpio tool, which allowed attackers supplying crafted archives to overwrite files. (CVE-2015-2304)
Also, a integer overflow was fixed that could also overflow buffers.
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-155=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-155=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-155=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.