SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : pam (SUSE-SU-2018:3965-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 120174

Synopsis

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

Description

This 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.

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 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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1115640

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-17953/

http://www.nessus.org/u?e35159b5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120174

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3965-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/02

Updated: 2019/01/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:pam-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17953