SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kdelibs3 (SUSE-SU-2018:3487-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118490

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for kdelibs3 fixes the following issues :

CVE-2015-7543: Insecure creation of temporary directories allowed local users to hijack the IPC by pre-creating the temporary directory (bsc#958347).

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-kdelibs3-13846=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-kdelibs3-13846=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-kdelibs3-13846=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=958347

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-7543/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0d5413d8

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118490

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3487-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/29

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kdelibs3, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:kdelibs3-default-style, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7543