SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update provides the following security-fixes for e2fsprogs :
libext2fs: fix potential buffer overflow in closefs() (bsc#918346, CVE-2015-1572) libext2fs: avoid buffer overflow if s_first_meta_bg is too big (bsc#915402, CVE-2015-0247)
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 11-SP4 :
zypper in -t patch sdksp4-e2fsprogs-219=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :
zypper in -t patch slessp4-e2fsprogs-219=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :
zypper in -t patch sledsp4-e2fsprogs-219=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.