SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : pam (SUSE-SU-2018:3965-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 120174
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for pam fixes the following issue :
Security issue fixed :
CVE-2018-17953: Fixed IP address and subnet handling of pam_access.so that was not honoured correctly when a single host was specified (bsc#1115640).
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 Module for Development Tools 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2825=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2825=1