SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bash (SUSE-SU-2017:1337-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for bash fixed several issues This security issue was
fixed :

- CVE-2016-9401: popd in bash might allowed local users to
bypass the restricted shell and cause a use-after-free
via a crafted address (bsc#1010845). This non-security
issue was fixed :

- Fix when HISTSIZE=0 and chattr +a .bash_history
(bsc#1031729)

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.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1010845
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1031729
https://bugzilla.suse.com/976776
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9401.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?8c1aeda2

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t
patch sdksp4-bash-13111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-bash-13111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp4-bash-13111=1

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100292 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9401

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