SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libzypp, zypper (SUSE-SU-2017:2040-1)

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The Software Update Stack was updated to receive fixes and
enhancements. libzypp: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2017-7435, CVE-2017-7436, CVE-2017-9269: Fix GPG
check workflows, mainly for unsigned repositories and
packages. (bsc#1045735, bsc#1038984) Bug fixes :

- Re-probe on refresh if the repository type changes.
(bsc#1048315)

- Propagate proper error code to DownloadProgressReport.
(bsc#1047785)

- Allow to trigger an appdata refresh unconditionally.
(bsc#1009745)

- Support custom repo variables defined in
/etc/zypp/vars.d.

- Adapt loop mounting of ISO images. (bsc#1038132,
bsc#1033236)

- Fix potential crash if repository has no baseurl.
(bsc#1043218) zypper :

- Adapt download callback to report and handle unsigned
packages. (bsc#1038984)

- Report missing/optional files as 'not found' rather than
'error'. (bsc#1047785)

- Document support for custom repository variables defined
in /etc/zypp/vars.d.

- Emphasize that it depends on how fast PackageKit will
respond to a 'quit' request sent if PK blocks package
management.

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/1009745
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1031756
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1033236
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038132
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038984
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1043218
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045735
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1047785
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1048315
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7435.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7436.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9269.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?52e90288

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-SP2-2017-1252=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1252=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1252=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1252=1

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1252=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102193 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7435
CVE-2017-7436
CVE-2017-9269

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