openSUSE Security Update : GNU parallel (openSUSE-2015-388)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83913


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


GNU parallel was updated to 20150522 to complete a fix one security issue and augment a fix for another.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- The security issue for --sshlogin + --fifo/--cat has been fixed.

- After further security analysis the issue fixed in 20150422 also fixed the problem for --tmux.


Update the affected GNU parallel package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83913

File Name: openSUSE-2015-388.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/01

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnu_parallel, 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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/24