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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103355

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Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

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'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1039513

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1044016

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1011348

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1022062

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1028744

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1050947

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=988274

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-11671/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a66d5ada

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103355

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

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/20/2017

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:cpp48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:cpp48-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-gij:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-gij-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-locale:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0-32bit-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libasan0-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj48-jar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libgcj_bc1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-c\+\+:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gcc48-c\+\+-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:libstdc\+\+48-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/19/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/26/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11671