SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : foomatic-filters (SUSE-SU-2016:0112-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 87913

Synopsis

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

Description

This update fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2015-8327: adds backtick and semicolon to the list of illegal shell escape characters (bsc#957531).
CVE-2015-8560: fixed code execution via improper escaping of ; (bsc#957531).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-foomatic-filters-12324=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-foomatic-filters-12324=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-foomatic-filters-12324=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-foomatic-filters-12324=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-foomatic-filters-12324=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=957531

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8327/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8560/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0aff44ac

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 87913

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0112-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/14

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:foomatic-filters, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8327, CVE-2015-8560