openSUSE Security Update : pigz (openSUSE-2016-303)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89717


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Pigz, a multi-threaded implementation of gzip, was updated to fix one vulnerability.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- A crafted file could have caused an unwanted directory traversal on extract (CVE-2015-1191)


Update the affected pigz packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89717

File Name: openSUSE-2016-303.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/07

Modified: 2016/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pigz, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pigz-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pigz-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1191