SuSE 11.1 Security Update : yast2-core (SAT Patch Number 5078)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 56034

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.

Description

This update of yast2-core fixes security issues and a bug :

- When setting a password for a user, use blowfish algorithm id 2y instead of 2a. (bnc#700876 / CVE-2011-2483)

- Log YCP client arguments only with y2debug, not to reveal AutoYaST passwords. (bnc#492746)

- ini-agent: Fixed a test failure 'wrong stderr for nonex' (bnc#706705)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5078.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=492746

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=700876

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=706705

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2483.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 56034

File Name: suse_11_yast2-core-110830.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/1/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:yast2-core, 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: 8/30/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2483