SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : systemd, dracut (SUSE-SU-2017:1898-1)

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 systemd and dracut fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-9445: Possible out-of-bounds write triggered by
a specially crafted TCP payload from a DNS server.
(bsc#1045290) Non-security issues fixed in systemd :

- Automounter issue in combination with NFS volumes
(bsc#1040968)

- Missing symbolic link for SAS device in
/dev/disk/by-path (bsc#1040153)

- Add minimal support for boot.d/* scripts in
systemd-sysv-convert (bsc#1046750) Non-security issues
fixed in dracut :

- Bail out if module directory does not exist.
(bsc#1043900)

- Suppress bogus error message. (bsc#1032029)

- Fix module force loading with systemd. (bsc#986216)

- Ship udev files required by systemd. (bsc#1040153)

- Ignore module resolution errors (e.g. with kgraft).
(bsc#1037120)

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/1032029
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1033238
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1037120
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1040153
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1040968
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1043900
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045290
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1046750
https://bugzilla.suse.com/986216
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9445.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?dd851766

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-SP2-2017-1174=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1174=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1174=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1174=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1174=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 : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:ND/RC:UR)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 101831 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-9445

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