SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kernel (SUSE-SU-2017:1706-1) (Stack Clash)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 kernel was updated to fix the
following issues :

- A previous security update to address CVE-2017-1000364
caused unintended side-effects in several other tools,
most notably Java. These issues have been remedied.
[bsc#1045340, bsc#1045406]

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/1045340
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045406
http://www.nessus.org/u?ffd3bb4d

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-kernel-13178=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:zypper in -t patch
slexsp3-kernel-13178=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
sleposp3-kernel-13178=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch
dbgsp3-kernel-13178=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101082 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000364

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