SuSE 11.1 Security Update : pam (SAT Patch Number 5342)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57126
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Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The pam_env module is vulnerable to a stack overflow (CVE-2011-3148) and a DoS condition (CVE-2011-3149) when parsing users .pam_environment files. Additionally a missing return value check inside pam_xauth has been fixed. (CVE-2010-3316)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 5342.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=631802

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=724480

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=726071

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-3316.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3148.html

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-3149.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57126

File Name: suse_11_pam-111025.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/13/2011

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:pam-doc, 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: 10/25/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3316, CVE-2011-3148, CVE-2011-3149