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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionVarious packages included vulnerable parsers generated by 'flex'. This update provides a fixed 'flex' package and also rebuilds of packages that might have security issues caused by the auto generated code.
Flex itself was updated to fix a buffer overflow in the generated scanner (bsc#990856, CVE-2016-6354) Packages that were rebuilt with the fixed flex :
- virtuoso Also libqt5-qtwebkit received an additional security fix :
- CVE-2015-8079: QtWebKit logs visited URLs to WebpageIcons.db in private browsing mode (bsc#954210).
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 Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1390=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1390=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1390=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1390=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.