SUSE SLES15 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2023:1699-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 173725

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote SUSE Linux SLES15 / SLES_SAP15 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the SUSE-SU-2023:1699-1 advisory.

- Sudo before 1.9.13 does not escape control characters in log messages. (CVE-2023-28486)

- Sudo before 1.9.13 does not escape control characters in sudoreplay output. (CVE-2023-28487)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected sudo and / or sudo-devel packages.

See Also

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-28486

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-28487

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1203201

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1206483

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1209361

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1209362

https://lists.suse.com/pipermail/sle-updates/2023-March/028500.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 173725

File Name: suse_SU-2023-1699-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/31/2023

Updated: 2/8/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-28487

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:sudo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:sudo-devel

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: 3/30/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/2/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-28486, CVE-2023-28487

IAVA: 2023-A-0121-S

SuSE: SUSE-SU-2023:1699-1