openSUSE Security Update : open-vm-tools (openSUSE-2017-385)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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
(bsc#971031)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1006796
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1007600
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1011057
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1013496
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1024200
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=971031
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=994598
https://features.opensuse.org/322214

Solution :

Update the affected open-vm-tools packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99019 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5191

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