openSUSE Security Update : systemd (openSUSE-2016-487)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for systemd fixes several issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2014-9770, CVE-2015-8842: Don't allow read access to
journal files to users (boo#972612)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Import commit 523777609a04fe9e590420e89f94ef07e3719baa:
e5e362a udev: exclude MD from block device ownership
event locking 8839413 udev: really exclude device-mapper
from block device ownership event locking 66782e6 udev:
exclude device-mapper from block device ownership event
locking (boo#972727) 1386f57 tmpfiles: explicitly set
mode for /run/log faadb74 tmpfiles: don't allow read
access to journal files to users not in systemd-journal
9b1ef37 tmpfiles: don't apply sgid and executable bit to
journal files, only the directories they are contained
in 011c39f tmpfiles: add ability to mask access mode by
pre-existing access mode on files/directories 07e2d60
tmpfiles: get rid of 'm' lines d504e28 tmpfiles: various
modernizations f97250d systemctl: no need to pass --all
if inactive is explicitly requested in list-units
(boo#967122) 2686573 fstab-generator: fix automount
option and don't start associated mount unit at boot
(boo#970423) 5c1637d login: support more than just
power-gpio-key (fate#318444) (boo#970860) 2c95ecd
logind: add standard gpio power button support
(fate#318444) (boo#970860) af3eb93 Revert
'log-target-null-instead-kmsg' 555dad4 shorten hostname
before checking for trailing dot (boo#965897) 522194c
Revert 'log: honour the kernel's quiet cmdline argument'
(boo#963230) cc94e47 transaction: downgrade warnings
about wanted unit which are not found (boo#960158)
eb3cfb3 Revert 'vhangup-on-all-consoles' 0c28752 remove
WorkingDirectory parameter from emergency, rescue and
console-shell.service (boo#959886) 1d6d840 Fix wrong
substitution variable name in
systemd-udev-root-symlink.service.in (boo#964355)

- Don't ship boot.udev and systemd-journald.init anymore.
It was used during the systemd transition when both
sysvinit and systemd could be used on the same system

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=959886
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=960158
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=963230
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964355
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=965897
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=967122
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970423
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970860
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=972612
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=972727

Solution :

Update the affected systemd packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90593 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9770
CVE-2015-8842

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