SUSE SLES11 Security Update : mono-core (SUSE-SU-2016:2958-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

mono-core was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2009-0689: Remote attackers could cause a denial of
service and possibly arbitrary code execution through
the string-to-double parser implementation. (bsc#958097)

- CVE-2012-3543: Remote attackers could cause a denial of
service through increased CPU consumption due to lack of
protection against predictable hash collisions when
processing form parameters. (bsc#739119)

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/739119
https://bugzilla.suse.com/958097
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0689.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3543.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?820e2d4e

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-mono-core-12866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
slessp4-mono-core-12866=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
slessp3-mono-core-12866=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95452 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35510
36565
36851
37078
37080
37687
37688
55251

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0689
CVE-2012-3543

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