SUSE SLES12 Security Update : krb5 (SUSE-SU-2015:1276-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

krb5 was updated to fix four security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2014-5353: NULL pointer dereference when using a
ticket policy name as password name (bsc#910457).

- CVE-2014-5354: NULL pointer dereference when using
keyless entries (bsc#910458).

- CVE-2014-5355: Denial of service in krb5_read_message
(bsc#918595).

- CVE-2015-2694: OTP and PKINIT kdcpreauth modules leading
to requires_preauth bypass (bsc#928978).

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/910457
https://bugzilla.suse.com/910458
https://bugzilla.suse.com/918595
https://bugzilla.suse.com/928978
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-5353.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-5354.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-5355.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2694.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e834cd3a

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-12-2015-335=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-335=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84914 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71679
71680
74042
74824

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5353
CVE-2014-5354
CVE-2014-5355
CVE-2015-2694

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