SUSE SLES11 Security Update : gnutls (SUSE-SU-2017:1886-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101768
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for gnutls fixes the following issues :
- GNUTLS-SA-2017-3 / CVE-2017-7869: An out-of-bounds write in OpenPGP certificate decoding was fixed (bsc#1034173)
- CVE-2017-6891: A potential stack-based buffer overflow in the bundled libtasn1 was fixed (bsc#1040621)
- An address read of 4 bytes past the end of buffer in OpenPGP certificate parsing was fixed (bsc#1038337)
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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-gnutls-13212=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-gnutls-13212=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slehasp4-gnutls-13212=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gnutls-13212=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.