SUSE Security Update: Security update for bash ______________________________________________________________________________
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:1223-1 Rating: critical References: #896776 Cross-References: CVE-2014-6271 Affected Products: SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 ______________________________________________________________________________
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
bash has been updated to fix a critical security issue.
In some circumstances, the shell would evaluate shellcode in environment variables passed at startup time. This allowed code execution by local or remote attackers who could pass environment variables to bash scripts. (CVE-2014-6271)
* CVE-2014-6271 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-6271
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2:
zypper in -t patch sleman17sp2-bash-9764
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".
- SUSE Manager 1.7 for SLE 11 SP2 (x86_64):
bash-3.2-22.214.171.124 bash-doc-3.2-126.96.36.199 libreadline5-32bit-5.2-188.8.131.52 libreadline5-5.2-184.108.40.206 readline-doc-5.2-220.127.116.11