SUSE SLES12 Security Update : sudo (SUSE-SU-2017:1627-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100953
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for sudo fixes the following issues :
- 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 OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1001=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1001=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1001=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1001=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1001=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.