SUSE SLES10 / SLES11 Security Update : ibutils (SUSE-SU-2013:1193-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Various tmp races in ibdiagnet of ibutils have been fixed that could
have been used by local attackers on machines where infiband was
debugged to gain privileges.

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?01a87678
http://www.nessus.org/u?7f3e4013
http://www.nessus.org/u?d006dcec
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-1894.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/811660
http://www.nessus.org/u?5a1a72da

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 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-ibutils-8030

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp2-ibutils-8029

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-ibutils-8030

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-ibutils-8030

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-ibutils-8029

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 :

zypper in -t patch slessp2-ibutils-8029

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83591 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1894

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