SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : bash (SUSE-SU-2016:2872-1) (Shellshock)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

This update for bash fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-7543: Local attackers could have executed
arbitrary commands via specially crafted SHELLOPTS+PS4
variables (bsc#1001299)

- CVE-2016-0634: Malicious hostnames could have allowed
arbitrary command execution when $HOSTNAME was expanded
in the prompt (bsc#1000396)

- CVE-2014-6277: More troubles with functions (bsc#898812,
bsc#1001759)

- CVE-2014-6278: Code execution after original 6271 fix
(bsc#898884)

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/1000396
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1001299
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1001759
https://bugzilla.suse.com/898812
https://bugzilla.suse.com/898884
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6277.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-6278.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0634.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7543.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?68d8d6cc

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1681=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1681=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1681=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1681=1

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95282 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70165
70166

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6277
CVE-2014-6278
CVE-2016-0634
CVE-2016-7543

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