openSUSE Security Update : libzypp (openSUSE-2017-989)

High Nessus Plugin ID 102944


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The Software Update Stack was updated to receive fixes and enhancements.

libzypp :

- CVE-2017-7435, CVE-2017-7436, CVE-2017-9269: Fix GPG check workflows, mainly for unsigned repositories and packages. (bsc#1045735, bsc#1038984)

- Fix gpg-pubkey release (creation time) computation.

- Update lsof blacklist. (bsc#1046417)

- Re-probe on refresh if the repository type changes.

- Propagate proper error code to DownloadProgressReport.

- Allow to trigger an appdata refresh unconditionally.

- Support custom repo variables defined in /etc/zypp/vars.d.

yast2-pkg-bindings :

- Do not crash when the repository URL is not defined.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.


Update the affected libzypp packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 102944

File Name: openSUSE-2017-989.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/05

Modified: 2017/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:yast2-pkg-bindings, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:yast2-pkg-bindings-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:yast2-pkg-bindings-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7435, CVE-2017-7436, CVE-2017-9269