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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 100292


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


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.


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'.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 100292

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

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/19

Modified: 2017/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 5.2

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:P/RL:U/RC:X

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9401

OSVDB: 147533