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.

- Propagate proper error code to DownloadProgressReport.

- Allow to trigger an appdata refresh unconditionally.

- Support custom repo variables defined in

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

- 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

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 :

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 Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102193 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7435

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