openSUSE Security Update : systemd (openSUSE-2017-150)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for systemd fixes the following issues :

This security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2016-10156: Fix permissions set on permanent timer
timestamp files, preventing local unprivileged users
from escalating privileges (bsc#1020601).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Fix permission set on /var/lib/systemd/linger/*

- install: follow config_path symlink (#3362)

- install: fix disable when /etc/systemd/system is a
symlink (bsc#1014560)

- run: make --slice= work in conjunction with --scope
(bsc#1014566)

- core: don't dispatch load queue when setting Slice= for
transient units

- systemctl: remove duplicate entries showed by
list-dependencies (#5049) (bsc#1012266)

- rule: don't automatically online standby memory on s390x
(bsc#997682)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update
project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1012266
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014560
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1014566
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1020601
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=997682

Solution :

Update the affected systemd packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96788 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10156

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