SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : net-snmp (SUSE-SU-2015:1556-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The following issues have been fixed within this update :

- fix btrfs output inside
HOST-RESOURCES-MIB::hrStorageDescr. (bsc#909479)

- fix an incompletely initialized vulnerability within the
snmp_pdu_parse() function of snmp_api.c. (bsc#940188,
CVE-2015-5621)

- add build requirement 'procps' to fix a net-snmp-config
error (bsc#935863)

- --disable-md5 to allow operation in FIPS mode and not
use the old algorithm (bsc#935876 bsc#940084)

- also stop snmptrapd on removal

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/909479
https://bugzilla.suse.com/935863
https://bugzilla.suse.com/935876
https://bugzilla.suse.com/940084
https://bugzilla.suse.com/940188
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-5621.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?ec403c73

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-12-2015-537=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-537=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-537=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85942 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5621

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