SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gcc48 (SUSE-SU-2017:2526-1)

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 gcc48 fixes the following issues: Security issues
fixed :

- A new option -fstack-clash-protection is now offered,
which mitigates the stack clash type of attacks.
[bnc#1039513] Future maintenance releases of packages
will be built with this option.

- CVE-2017-11671: Fixed rdrand/rdseed code generation
issue [bsc#1050947] Bugs fixed :

- Enable LFS support in 32bit libgcov.a. [bsc#1044016]

- Bump libffi version in libffi.pc to 3.0.11.

- Fix libffi issue for armv7l. [bsc#988274]

- Properly diagnose missing -fsanitize=address support on
ppc64le. [bnc#1028744]

- Backport patch for PR65612. [bnc#1022062]

- Fixed DR#1288. [bnc#1011348]

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 OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch

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

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103355 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-11671

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