Security update for bash

SUSE Security Update: Security update for bash
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2872-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1000396 #1001299 #1001759 #898812 #898884
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

  • An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

    Description:


    This 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)
    - CVE-2014-6277: More troubles with functions (bsc#898812, bsc#1001759)
    - CVE-2014-6278: Code execution after original 6271 fix (bsc#898884)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1681=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1681=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1681=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1681=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • bash-lang-4.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • bash-debuginfo-4.2-82.1
      • bash-debugsource-4.2-82.1
      • bash-devel-4.2-82.1
      • readline-devel-6.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • bash-4.2-82.1
      • bash-debuginfo-4.2-82.1
      • bash-debugsource-4.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-6.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-debuginfo-6.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (s390x x86_64):
      • libreadline6-32bit-6.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-debuginfo-32bit-6.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • bash-doc-4.2-82.1
      • readline-doc-6.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • bash-doc-4.2-82.1
      • bash-lang-4.2-82.1
      • readline-doc-6.2-82.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • bash-4.2-82.1
      • bash-debuginfo-4.2-82.1
      • bash-debugsource-4.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-32bit-6.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-6.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-debuginfo-32bit-6.2-82.1
      • libreadline6-debuginfo-6.2-82.1

    References: