SUSE SLES11 Security Update : cracklib (SUSE-SU-2016:2211-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 93341
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for cracklib fixes a security issue and a bug: Security issue fixed :
- Add patch to fix a stack-based buffer overflow in GECOS parser (bsc#992966 CVE-2016-6318) The following non security issue was fixed :
- Call textdomain in cracklib-check main function so that program output is translated accordingly. (bsc#928923)
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 Studio Onsite 1.3:zypper in -t patch slestso13-cracklib-12726=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-cracklib-12726=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-cracklib-12726=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-cracklib-12726=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.