openSUSE Security Update : bash (openSUSE-SU-2014:1308-1) (Shellshock)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 78590


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Replace patches bash-4.2-heredoc-eof-delim.patch and bash-4.2-parse-exportfunc.patch with the official upstream patch levels bash42-052 and bash42-053

- Replace patch bash-4.2-CVE-2014-7187.patch with upstream patch level bash42-051

- Make bash-4.2-extra-import-func.patch an optional patch due instruction

- Remove and replace patches bash-4.2-CVE-2014-6271.patch bash-4.2-BSC898604.patch bash-4.2-CVE-2014-7169.patch with bash upstream patch 48, patch 49, and patch 50

- Add patch bash-4.2-extra-import-func.patch which is based on the BSD patch of Christos. As further enhancements the option import-functions is mentioned in the manual page and a shopt switch is added to enable and disable import-functions on the fly


Update the affected bash packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 78590

File Name: openSUSE-2014-594.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/21

Modified: 2015/12/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-loadables, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bash-loadables-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libreadline6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libreadline6-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libreadline6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libreadline6-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:readline-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:readline-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/10

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Apache mod_cgi Bash Environment Variable Code Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169, CVE-2014-7187

IAVA: 2014-A-0142