openSUSE Security Update : rabbitmq-server (openSUSE-2017-156)

High Nessus Plugin ID 96864


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for rabbitmq-server fixes the following issue :

- CVE-2016-9877: An issue in Pivotal RabbitMQ caused connection authentication with a username/password pair to succeed if an existing username was provided but the password is omitted from the connection request.
Connections that use TLS with a client-provided certificate were not affected (bsc#1017642).


Update the affected rabbitmq-server packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96864

File Name: openSUSE-2017-156.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/30

Modified: 2017/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:erlang-rabbitmq-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rabbitmq-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:rabbitmq-server-plugins, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9877