SUSE SLES11 Security Update : bash (SUSE-SU-2017:0302-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 96868
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for bash fixes the following issues :
- CVE-2016-7543: Local attackers could have executed arbitrary commands via specially crafted SHELLOPTS+PS4 variables. (bsc#1001299)
- CVE-2016-0634: Malicious hostnames could have allowed arbitrary command execution when $HOSTNAME was expanded in the prompt. (bsc#1000396) The following bugs were fixed :
- bsc#971410: Scripts could terminate unexpectedly due to mishandled recursive traps.
- bsc#959755: Clarify that the files /etc/profile as well as /etc/bash.bashrc may source other files as well even if the bash does not.
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-bash-12959=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-bash-12959=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-bash-12959=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.