SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : krb5 (SUSE-SU-2015:1282-1)

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 three security issues.

Remote authenticated users could cause denial of service.

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).

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://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
http://www.nessus.org/u?67304285

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-krb5-201507-12004=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-krb5-201507-12004=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84979 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71679
71680
74042

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

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