SUSE SLES11 Security Update : apport (SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 101941
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for apport fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :
- CVE-2015-1338: Insecurely created crash dumps could lead to a DoS or privilege escalation through malicious symlinks. (bsc#947731)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-apport-13220=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.