SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : krb5 (SUSE-SU-2015:1898-1)

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 one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2015-2695: Applications which call
gss_inquire_context() on a partially-established SPNEGO
context could have caused the GSS-API library to read
from a pointer using the wrong type, generally causing a
process crash (bsc#952188).

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/952188
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2695.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a314f671

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-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-krb5-12185=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-krb5-12185=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 86755 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2695

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