SUSE SLES12 Security Update : git (SUSE-SU-2016:0796-1)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 89994
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for git fixes a buffer overflow issue that had the potential to be abused for remote execution of arbitrary code (CVE-2016-2315, CVE-2016-2324, bsc#971328).
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 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-467=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-467=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-467=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-467=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.