SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gcc48 (SUSE-SU-2017:2526-1)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 103355


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


This update for gcc48 fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- A new option -fstack-clash-protection is now offered, which mitigates the stack clash type of attacks.
[bnc#1039513] Future maintenance releases of packages will be built with this option.

- CVE-2017-11671: Fixed rdrand/rdseed code generation issue [bsc#1050947] Bugs fixed :

- Enable LFS support in 32bit libgcov.a. [bsc#1044016]

- Bump libffi version in libffi.pc to 3.0.11.

- Fix libffi issue for armv7l. [bsc#988274]

- Properly diagnose missing -fsanitize=address support on ppc64le. [bnc#1028744]

- Backport patch for PR65612. [bnc#1022062]

- Fixed DR#1288. [bnc#1011348]

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 OpenStack Cloud 6:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1564=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2017-1564=1

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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 103355

File Name: suse_SU-2017-2526-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/20

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cpp48, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:cpp48-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-c++, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-c++-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-gij, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-gij-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-locale, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-jar, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj_bc1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libstdc++48-devel, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11671

OSVDB: 162016