SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : kdelibs4 (SUSE-SU-2017:1335-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 100290

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for kdelibs4 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-8422: This update fixes problem in the DBUS authentication of the kauth framework that could be used to escalate privileges depending on bugs or misimplemented dbus services. (boo#1036244)

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.

Solution

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-805=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-805=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-805=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-805=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-805=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1036244

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-8422/

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a0b401d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100290

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1335-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/19

Updated: 2018/11/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kdelibs4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kdelibs4-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libkde4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libkde4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libkdecore4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libkdecore4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libksuseinstall1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libksuseinstall1-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8422