SUSE-SU-2016:2097-1: Security update for ctags

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ctags

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2016:2097-1
Rating:             low
References:         #899486 #976920 
Cross-References:   CVE-2014-7204
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for ctags fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2014-7204: Potential denial of service (infinite loop and CPU and
     disk consumption) via a crafted JavaScript file. (bsc#899486)
   - Missing Requires(post) on coreutils as it is using rm(1). (bsc#976920)

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1239=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1239=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):



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