openSUSE Security Update : gnuchess (openSUSE-2016-1352)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95310


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for gnuchess fixes a security issue :

- CVE-2015-8972: specially crafted user input may have caused gnuchess to crash (boo#1010143)


Update the affected gnuchess packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95310

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1352.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/25

Modified: 2017/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:gnuchess, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnuchess-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gnuchess-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8972