SUSE SLES12 Security Update : dovecot22 (SUSE-SU-2017:1250-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for dovecot22 to version 2.2.29.1 fixes the following
issues: This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2017-2669: Don't double-expand %variables in keys.
If dict was used as the authentication passdb, using
specially crafted %variables in the username could be
used to cause DoS (bsc#1032248) Additionally stronger
SSL default ciphers are now used. This non-security
issue was fixed :

- Remove all references /etc/ssl/certs/. It should not be
used anymore (bsc#932386) More changes are available in
the changelog. Please make sure you read README.SUSE
after installing this update.

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.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032248
https://bugzilla.suse.com/854512
https://bugzilla.suse.com/932386
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2669.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d68fd30f

Solution :

To 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 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-747=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-747=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-747=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-747=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-747=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100152 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-2669

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