openSUSE Security Update : rubygem-minitar (openSUSE-2017-231)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97094


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for rubygem-minitar fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-10173: Fixed a directory traversal vulnerability in rubygem-minitar, rubygem-archive-tar-minitar. (boo#1021740)


Update the affected rubygem-minitar package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97094

File Name: openSUSE-2017-231.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/02/10

Modified: 2017/03/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:ruby2.1-rubygem-minitar, 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: 2017/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10173