SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : krb5 (SUSE-SU-2016:0429-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88707

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for krb5 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-8629: Information leak authenticated attackers with permissions to modify the database (bsc#963968)

- CVE-2015-8630: An authenticated attacker with permission to modify a principal entry may have caused kadmind to crash (bsc#963964)

- CVE-2015-8631: An authenticated attacker could have caused a memory leak in auditd by supplying a null principal name in request (bsc#963975)

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 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-243=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-243=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963964

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963968

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=963975

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8629/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8630/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8631/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b2588935

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88707

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0429-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/12

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-doc, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-kdb-ldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-preauth-otp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-plugin-preauth-pkinit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:krb5-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8629, CVE-2015-8630, CVE-2015-8631