SUSE SLES11 Security Update : pam-modules (SUSE-SU-2018:1760-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110635

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for pam-modules fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2011-3172: Ensure that unix2_chkpwd calls pam_acct_mgmt to prevent usage of locked accounts (bsc#707645).

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-pam-modules-13665=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-pam-modules-13665=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/707645

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3172.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?688ce337

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110635

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1760-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/21

Modified: 2018/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.2

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-modules, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-modules-32bit, 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: 2018/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3172