[security-announce] Security Update: bash: CVE-2016-0634

Sona Sarmadi sona.sarmadi at enea.com
Fri Nov 11 13:40:21 CET 2016


		Enea Linux Security Advisory

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Product/package: Enea Linux 6.0: (bash 4.3.30)
Severity: Medium
Architecture: All
CVE Name: CVE-2016-0634
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This security update fixes arbitrary code execution via malicious
hostname in bash 4.3.30 in Enea Linux 6.0.

Description
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A vulnerability was found in a way bash expands the $HOSTNAME. Injecting
the hostname with malicious code would cause it to run each time bash
expanded \h in the prompt string.

Reference:
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https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-0634

Reference to the upstream fix
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https://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/bash/bash-4.3-patches/bash43-047

Correction for Enea Linux
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http://git.enea.com/cgit/linux/poky.git/patch/?id=57531002b8be23ba24ecd53076cd337efa9accbb

How to get the latest patches
=============================
- If you have already cloned needed repositories, update it to get new
security patches.

cd Enea-Linux-6.0
$ repo sync

- If you have not yet cloned needed repositories, do it as described
below. (Security patches are fetched implicitly when cloning the repos).

Use repo tool to download the source for the Enea Linux 6.0 standard,
follow the steps below:
1. Make sure that the repo tool is installed. If not, follow the
instructions below:

$ curl https://storage.googleapis.com/git-repo-downloads/repo >
~/bin/repo $ chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

The instruction assumes that ~/bin exists and is included in the PATH
variable.

2.Use the repo tool to download the source:
$ mkdir Enea-Linux-6.0
$ cd Enea-Linux-6.0
$ repo init \
-u git://git.enea.com/linux/el_manifests-standard.git \ -b krogoth\ -m
<manifest file> $ repo sync

The parameter <manifest file> depends on the target:
P2041RDB: p2041rdb/default.xml
LS1021a-IoT: ls1021aiot/default.xml
QEMUARM: qemuarm/default.xml
QEMUPCC: qemuppc/default.xml
QEMUX86: qemux86/default.xml

If you have any questions regarding the security patches and security
updates please contact security at enea.com.

For gerneral security refer to Enea Linux Security page:
http://www.enea.com/solutions/Enea-Linux/Security/

For the CVEs fixed at Enea Linux releases see CVE list:
http://www.enea.com/solutions/Enea-Linux/Security/CVEs-list/

For custom packages/releases please use the Support Channel:
http://www.enea.com/solutions/support.

Enea Security Team
Sona Sarmadi
Mobile: +46 70 971 4475
www.enea.com





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