openSUSE Security Update : jq (openSUSE-2016-550)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90903


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


jq was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-8863: Heap buffer overflow in tokenadd() function (boo#976992).


Update the affected jq packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90903

File Name: openSUSE-2016-550.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/05/05

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:jq, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:jq-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:jq-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjq-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjq1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libjq1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8863