SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2015:0985-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for sudo provides the following fixes :

Handle TZ environment variable safely. (CVE-2014-9680, bnc#917806)

Do not truncate long commands (131072 or more characters) without any
warning. (bnc#901145)

Create log files with ownership set to user and group 'root'.
(bnc#904694)

Close PAM session properly. (bnc#880764)

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/880764
https://bugzilla.suse.com/901145
https://bugzilla.suse.com/904694
https://bugzilla.suse.com/917806
http://www.nessus.org/u?0d3f8d40
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9680.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b59a2d89

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 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-sudo=10686

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-sudo=10686

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-sudo=10686

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83971 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72649

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9680

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now