openSUSE Security Update : systemd (openSUSE-2016-648)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for SystemD provides fixes and enhancements.

The following security issue has been fixed :

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

The following non-security issues have been fixed :

- Restore initrd-udevadm-cleanup-db.service. (bsc#978275,
bsc#976766)

- Incorrect permissions set after boot on journal files.
(bsc#973848)

- Exclude device-mapper from block device ownership event
locking. (bsc#972727)

- Explicitly set mode for /run/log.

- Don't apply sgid and executable bit to journal files,
only the directories they are contained in.

- Add ability to mask access mode by pre-existing access
mode on files/directories.

- No need to pass --all if inactive is explicitly
requested in list-units. (bsc#967122)

- Fix automount option and don't start associated mount
unit at boot. (bsc#970423)

- Support more than just power-gpio-key. (fate#318444,
bsc#970860)

- Add standard gpio power button support. (fate#318444,
bsc#970860)

- Downgrade warnings about wanted unit which are not
found. (bsc#960158)

- Shorten hostname before checking for trailing dot.
(bsc#965897)

- Remove WorkingDirectory parameter from emergency, rescue
and console-shell.service. (bsc#959886)

- Don't ship boot.udev and systemd-journald.init anymore.

- Revert 'log: honour the kernel's quiet cmdline
argument'. (bsc#963230)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update
project.

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=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
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=973848
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=976766
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=978275
https://features.opensuse.org/318444

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: 91402 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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