SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : dracut (SUSE-SU-2015:2065-1)

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 dracut package was updated to fix the following security and
non-security issues :

- CVE-2015-0794: Use mktemp instead of hard-coded
filenames, possible vulnerability (bsc#935338).

- Always install mdraid modules (bsc#935993).

- Add notice when dracut failed to install modules
(bsc#952491).

- Always install dm-snaphost module if lvm dracut module
is needed, even if dm-snapshot is not loaded on the host
yet (bsc#947518).

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/935338
https://bugzilla.suse.com/935993
https://bugzilla.suse.com/947518
https://bugzilla.suse.com/952491
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0794.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?defee4f3

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-877=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2015-877=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/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: 87051 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-0794

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