SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libzypp, zypper (SUSE-SU-2017:2344-1)

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 :

- Adapt to work with GnuPG 2.1.23. (bsc#1054088)

- Support signing with subkeys. (bsc#1008325)

- Enhance sort order for media.1/products. (bsc#1054671)
zypper :

- Also show a gpg key's subkeys. (bsc#1008325)

- Improve signature check callback messages. (bsc#1045735)

- Add options to tune the GPG check settings.
(bsc#1045735)

- Adapt download callback to report and handle unsigned
packages. (bsc#1038984, CVE-2017-7436)

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

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/1008325
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1038984
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045735
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1047785
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1054088
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1054671
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1055920
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7436.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?4a52233e

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-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1447=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1447=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: 102955 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7436

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