SUSE SLES11 Security Update : libidn (SUSE-SU-2016:2291-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93459

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libidn fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-6262 and CVE-2015-8948: Out-of-bounds-read when reading one zero byte as input (bsc#990189)

- CVE-2016-6261: Out-of-bounds stack read in idna_to_ascii_4i (bsc#990190)

- CVE-2016-6263: stringprep_utf8_nfkc_normalize reject invalid UTF-8 (bsc#990191)

- CVE-2015-2059: out-of-bounds read with stringprep on invalid UTF-8 (bsc#923241)

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-libidn-12739=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-libidn-12739=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-libidn-12739=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=923241

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=990189

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=990190

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=990191

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-2059/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-8948/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6261/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6262/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6263/

http://www.nessus.org/u?b86d38f9

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93459

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2291-1.nasl

Version: 2.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/13

Updated: 2019/09/11

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: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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: 2016/09/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/08/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2059, CVE-2015-8948, CVE-2016-6261, CVE-2016-6262, CVE-2016-6263

BID: 72736