SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libplist (SUSE-SU-2017:2201-1)

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 libplist fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- CVE-2017-6439: Heap-based buffer overflow in the
parse_string_node function. (bsc#1029638)

- CVE-2017-6438: Heap-based buffer overflow in the
parse_unicode_node function. (bsc#1029706)

- CVE-2017-6437: The base64encode function in base64.c
allows local users to cause denial of service
(out-of-bounds read) via a crafted plist file.
(bsc#1029707)

- CVE-2017-6436: Integer overflow in parse_string_node.
(bsc#1029751)

- CVE-2017-6435: Crafted plist file could lead to
Heap-buffer overflow. (bsc#1029639)

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/1029638
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1029639
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1029706
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1029707
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1029751
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6435.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6436.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6437.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6438.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6439.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?873d6e71

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1342=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1342=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102578 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6435
CVE-2017-6436
CVE-2017-6437
CVE-2017-6438
CVE-2017-6439

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