SUSE SLES12 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2017:1627-1)

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 sudo fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367,
the Linux process name could also contain a newline,
which could be used to trick sudo to read/write to an
arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146) Also the
following non security bug was fixed :

- Link the 'system_group' plugin with sudo_util library to
resolve the missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol
(bsc#1034560)

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/1034560
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1042146
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000368.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?124c3786

Solution :

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

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1001=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1001=1

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100953 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000367
CVE-2017-1000368

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