openSUSE Security Update : pam_pkcs11 (openSUSE-2018-1250)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118385


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for pam_pkcs11 fixes the following security issues :

- It was possible to replay an authentication by using a specially prepared smartcard or token (bsc#1105012)

- Prevent buffer overflow if a user has a home directory with a length of more than 512 bytes (bsc#1105012)

- Memory not cleaned properly before free() (bsc#1105012)

This non-security issue was fixed :

- Fix segfault and fetch problems when checking CRLs

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected pam_pkcs11 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118385

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1250.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/25

Updated: 2018/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_pkcs11, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_pkcs11-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_pkcs11-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_pkcs11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pam_pkcs11-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/24