openSUSE Security Update : dracut (openSUSE-2015-765)

High Nessus Plugin ID 86923


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The dracut package was updated to fix the following security and non security issues :

- CVE-2015-0794: Use mktemp instead of hardcoded filenames, possible vulnerability (bnc#935338).

- Always install mdraid modules (boo#935993).

- Add notice when dracut failed to install modules (bsc#952491).


Update the affected dracut packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 86923

File Name: openSUSE-2015-765.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/11/19

Modified: 2015/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dracut, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dracut-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dracut-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:dracut-fips, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2015/11/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0794