SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2017:1626-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100952
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for sudo fixes the following security issue :
- CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367, the Linux process name could also contain a newline, which could be used to trick sudo to read/write to an arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146) Also the following non security bug was fixed :
- Link the 'system_group' plugin with sudo_util library to resolve the missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol (bsc#1034560)
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.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1002=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1002=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1002=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1002=1
OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2017-1002=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.