openSUSE Security Update : dpkg / update-alternatives (openSUSE-2015-421)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84187
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
Descriptiondpkg and update-alternatives were updated to 1.16.16 to fix one security issue and severan non-security bugs.
The following vulnerabilities were fixed :
- CVE-2015-0840: Specially crafted deb packages could have been used to bypass source package integrity verification in local installs (boo#926749)
Also contains a number of upstream bugs and improvements.
SolutionUpdate the affected dpkg / update-alternatives packages.