SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : e2fsprogs (SUSE-SU-2015:1364-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Two security issues were fixed in e2fsprogs :

CVE-2015-0247: Various heap overflows were fixed in e2fsprogs (fsck,
dumpe2fs, e2image).

CVE-2015-1572: Fixed a potential buffer overflow in closefs().
(bsc#918346)

Additionally, badblocks was enhanced to work with very large
partitions. (bsc#932539)

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/915402
https://bugzilla.suse.com/918346
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932539
http://www.nessus.org/u?50cc9d1c
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0247.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1572.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?62fc6b06

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-e2fsprogs=10815

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-e2fsprogs=10815

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-e2fsprogs=10815

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-e2fsprogs=10815

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85375 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72520
72709

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0247
CVE-2015-1572

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