openSUSE Security Update : grub2 (openSUSE-2016-10)

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

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fix buffer overflows when reading username and password.
(bsc#956631, CVE-2015-8370)

- Check MS-DOS header to find PE file header. (bsc#954126)

- Use dirname for copying Xen kernel and initrd to esp.

- Fix reading password by grub2-mkpasswd-pbdk2 without
controlling tty. (bsc#954519)

- Add luks, gcry_rijndael and gcry_sha1 to signed EFI
image to support LUKS partition in default setup.
(bsc#917427, bsc#955609)

- Expand list of grub.cfg search path in PV Xen guests for
systems installed on btrfs snapshots. (bsc#946148,
bsc#952539) This update was imported from the
SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected grub2 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87772 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8370

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