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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.1.4.2015.2386.1
Category:SuSE Local Security Checks
Title:SUSE: Security Advisory (SUSE-SU-2015:2386-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'grub2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2015:2386-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'grub2' package(s) announced via the SUSE-SU-2015:2386-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
This update for grub2 provides the following fixes:
A security issue with a bufferoverflow when reading username and password was fixed (bsc#956631, CVE-2015-8370)
Bugs fixed:
- Expand list of grub.cfg search path in PV Xen guests for systems
installed on btrfs snapshots. (bsc#946148, bsc#952539)
- Add grub.xen config searching path on boot partition. (bsc#884828)
- Add linux16 and initrd16 to grub.xen. (bsc#884830)

Affected Software/OS:
'grub2' package(s) on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3, SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
6.9

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-8370
BugTraq ID: 79358
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79358
Bugtraq: 20151215 Back to 28: Grub2 Authentication Bypass 0-Day [CVE-2015-8370] (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537115/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-3421 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3421
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/174049.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-December/173703.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Dec/69
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-03
http://hmarco.org/bugs/CVE-2015-8370-Grub2-authentication-bypass.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134831/Grub2-Authentication-Bypass.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/15/6
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:2623
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2623.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034422
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:2385 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00039.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:2386 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00040.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:2387 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00041.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SU-2015:2399 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00044.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2375 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00037.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:2392 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00043.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2016:0036 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00003.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2836-1
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