SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2015:1518-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

gnutls was updated to fix several security vulnerabilities.

- fix double free in certificate DN decoding
(GNUTLS-SA-2015-3)(bsc#941794,CVE-2015-6251)

- fix invalid read in octet string in bundled libtasn1
(bsc#929414,CVE-2015-3622)

- fix ServerKeyExchange signature issue
(GNUTLS-SA-2015-2)(bsc#929690)

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/929414
https://bugzilla.suse.com/929690
https://bugzilla.suse.com/941794
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3622.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6251.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?db83bcb0

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-12-2015-513=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-513=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-513=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 : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85901 ()

Bugtraq ID: 74419

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3622
CVE-2015-6251

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