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: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2014

Updated: 12/5/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

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: 10/10/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2014

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 7/28/2022

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Qmail SMTP Bash Environment Variable Injection (Shellshock))

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2014-A-0142