SUSE SLES11 Security Update : SUSE Manager Client Tools (SUSE-SU-2017:1347-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100351


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


The following security issue in spacewalk-backend has been fixed :

- Non admin or disabled user cannot make changes to a system anymore using spacewalk-channel. (bsc#1026633, CVE-2017-7470)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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.


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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-client-tools-201704-13115=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-client-tools-201704-13115=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 100351

File Name: suse_SU-2017-1347-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/05/23

Modified: 2017/12/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.5

Temporal Score: 4.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:rhnlib, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:spacecmd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:spacewalk-backend-libs, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7470

OSVDB: 157812