SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : mono-core (SUSE-SU-2016:0257-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 88454
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Synopsis

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

Description

mono-core was updated to fix the following vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2009-0689: Remote attackers could cause a denial of service and possibly arbitrary code execution through the string-to-double parser implementation (bsc#958097)

- CVE-2012-3543: Remote attackers could cause a denial of service through increased CPU consumption due to lack of protection against predictable hash collisions when processing form parameters (bsc#739119)

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-mono-core-12369=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-mono-core-12369=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-mono-core-12369=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-mono-core-12369=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-mono-core-12369=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-mono-core-12369=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=739119

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=958097

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2009-0689/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2012-3543/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a0ad9df0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 88454

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0257-1.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/28/2016

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:bytefx-data-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:ibm-data-db2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-core, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data-firebird, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data-oracle, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-data-sybase, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-extras, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-jscript, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-locale-extras, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-nunit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-wcf, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:mono-winforms, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:monodoc-core, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/1/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689, CVE-2012-3543

BID: 35510, 36565, 36851, 37078, 37080, 37687, 37688, 55251

CWE: 119