SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libksba (SUSE-SU-2016:1509-1)

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 libksba fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-4579: Out-of-bounds read in
_ksba_ber_parse_tl()

- CVE-2016-4574: two OOB read access bugs (remote DoS)
(bsc#979261)

Also adding reliability fixes from v1.3.4.

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/979261
https://bugzilla.suse.com/979906
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4574.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4579.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?97cac7b8

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-libksba-12598=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-libksba-12598=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libksba-12598=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91653 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-4574
CVE-2016-4579

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