SUSE SLED12 Security Update : firebird (SUSE-SU-2017:1156-1)

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 firebird fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2017-6369: Insufficient checks in the UDF subsystem
in Firebird allowed remote authenticated users to
execute code by using a 'system' entrypoint from
fbudf.so (bsc#1023990).

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 :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1023990
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-6369.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?3e373a90

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-671=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2017-671=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-671=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t
patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-671=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-671=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-671=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99980 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-6369

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