SUSE SLES12 Security Update : bash (SUSE-SU-2019:0898-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 123924

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for bash fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-9924: Fixed a vulnerability in which shell did not prevent user BASH_CMDS allowing the user to execute any command with the permissions of the shell (bsc#1130324).

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 Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-898=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-898=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-898=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1130324

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9924/

http://www.nessus.org/u?f1a0a48e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 123924

File Name: suse_SU-2019-0898-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/09

Updated: 2020/01/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bash, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bash-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bash-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libreadline6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libreadline6-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-9924