SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2017:1838-1)

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 gnutls fixes the following issues :

- GNUTLS-SA-2017-4 / CVE-2017-7507: Fix crash in status
response TLS extension decoding (bsc#1043398)

- GNUTLS-SA-2017-3 / CVE-2017-7869: Fix out-of-bounds
write in OpenPGP certificate decoding (bsc#1034173)

- Address read of 4 bytes past the end of buffer in
OpenPGP certificate parsing (bsc#1038337)

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/1034173
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038337
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1043398
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7507.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7869.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?a65a365f

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-SP2-2017-1133=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1133=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1133=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1133=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101393 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7507
CVE-2017-7869

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