SUSE SLES11 Security Update : pam (SUSE-SU-2016:1645-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93163
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for pam fixes two security issues.
These security issues were fixed :
- CVE-2015-3238: pam_unix in conjunction with SELinux allowed for DoS attacks (bsc#934920).
- CVE-2013-7041: Compare password hashes case-sensitively (bsc#854480).
The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.
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.
SolutionTo 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-pam-12624=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :
zypper in -t patch slessp4-pam-12624=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :
zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-pam-12624=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.