SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2016:2904-1)

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 sudo fixes the following security issues :

- Fix two security vulnerabilities that allowed users to
bypass sudo's NOEXEC functionality :

- noexec bypass via system() and popen() [CVE-2016-7032,
bsc#1007766]

- noexec bypass via wordexp() [CVE-2016-7076, bsc#1007501]

- Fix unsafe handling of TZ environment variable.
[CVE-2014-9680, bsc#917806] Additionally, these
non-security fixes are included in the update :

- Fix 'ignoring time stamp from the future' message after
each boot with !tty_tickets. [bsc#899252]

- Enable support for SASL-based authentication.
[bsc#979531]

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/1007501
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007766
https://bugzilla.suse.com/899252
https://bugzilla.suse.com/917806
https://bugzilla.suse.com/979531
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9680.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7032.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7076.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?91973ddf

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-SP1-2016-1692=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1692=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1692=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95317 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72649

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9680
CVE-2016-7032
CVE-2016-7076

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