SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : libtasn1 (SUSE-SU-2015:0901-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The ASN.1 parsing library libtasn1 was updated to fix one memory
handling issue :

CVE-2015-2806: A stack-based buffer overflow in libtasn1 allowed
remote attackers to have unspecified impact via unknown vectors.

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/924828
http://www.nessus.org/u?02e1a98f
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2806.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b29b115e

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-libtasn1=10659

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libtasn1=10659

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-libtasn1=10659

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-libtasn1=10659

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83727 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73436

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2806

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