SUSE SLES12 Security Update : shadow (SUSE-SU-2018:1995-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111202
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for shadow fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2016-6252: Fixed incorrect integer handling that could results in a local privilege escalation (bsc#1099310)
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 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 for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1354=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1354=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1354=1