This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to fix the
following security bug :
- CVE-2017-2636: A race condition in the n_hdlc tty Linux
kernel driver (drivers/tty/n_hdlc.c) could have been
exploited to gain a local privilege escalation
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 :
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
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:zypper in -t patch
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true