openSUSE Security Update : gc (openSUSE-2016-1479)

High Nessus Plugin ID 95793


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for gc fixes the following issues :

- integer overflow in GC_MALLOC_ATOMIC() (CVE-2016-9427, bsc#1011276)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected gc packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 95793

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1479.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/12/14

Modified: 2016/12/20

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:gc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:gc-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgc1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libgc1-debuginfo, 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: 2016/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9427