SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libtasn1 (SUSE-SU-2015:0904-1)

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.

The following vulnerability was fixed :

- 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
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2806.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?7260e39a

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 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2015-204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-204=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-204=1

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: 83728 ()

Bugtraq ID: 73436

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2806

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