SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bash (SUSE-SU-2017:1337-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 100292

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for bash fixed several issues This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-9401: popd in bash might allowed local users to bypass the restricted shell and cause a use-after-free via a crafted address (bsc#1010845).

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-bash-13111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-bash-13111=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-bash-13111=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1010845

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1031729

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=976776

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-9401/

http://www.nessus.org/u?d9a3ebb4

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 100292

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1337-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/19

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bash, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bash-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libreadline5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:readline-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9401