SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : krb5 (SUSE-SU-2016:0429-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for krb5 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8629: Information leak authenticated attackers
with permissions to modify the database (bsc#963968)

- CVE-2015-8630: An authenticated attacker with permission
to modify a principal entry may have caused kadmind to
crash (bsc#963964)

- CVE-2015-8631: An authenticated attacker could have
caused a memory leak in auditd by supplying a null
principal name in request (bsc#963975)

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/963964
https://bugzilla.suse.com/963968
https://bugzilla.suse.com/963975
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8629.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8630.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8631.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?350d3fd9

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-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-243=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88707 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8629
CVE-2015-8630
CVE-2015-8631

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