SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : open-vm-tools (SUSE-SU-2017:0701-1)

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 open-vm-tools to 10.1.0 stable brings features, fixes
bugs and security issues :

- New vmware-namespace-cmd command line utility

- GTK3 support

- Common Agent Framework (CAF)

- Guest authentication with xmlsec1

- Sub-command to push updated network information to the
host on demand

- Fix for quiesced snapshot failure leaving guest file
system quiesced (bsc#1006796)

- Fix for CVE-2015-5191 (bsc#1007600)

- Report SLES for SAP 12 guest OS as SLES 12 (bsc#1013496)

- Add udev rule to increase VMware virtual disk timeout
values (bsc#994598)

- Fix vmtoolsd init script to run vmtoolsd in background

- Fix copy-n-paste and drag-n-drop regressions

- Add new vmblock-fuse.service

- Fix a suspend with systemd issue (bsc#913727)

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

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

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97774 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5191

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