openSUSE Security Update : libzypp / zypper (openSUSE-2017-893)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1009745
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1031756
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1033236
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038132
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1038984
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1043218
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1045735
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1047785
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1048315

Solution :

Update the affected libzypp / zypper packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102334 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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