SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pam (SAT Patch Number 5342)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The pam_env module is vulnerable to a stack overflow (CVE-2011-3148)
and a DoS condition (CVE-2011-3149) when parsing users
.pam_environment files. Additionally a missing return value check
inside pam_xauth has been fixed. (CVE-2010-3316)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631802
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=724480
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=726071
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3316.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3148.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3149.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 5342.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57126 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-3316
CVE-2011-3148
CVE-2011-3149

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