SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2018:0100-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106073

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for openslp fixes two security issues and two bugs. The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-4912: A remote attacker could have crashed the server with a large number of packages (bsc#980722)

- CVE-2016-7567: A remote attacker could cause a memory corruption having unspecified impact (bsc#1001600) The following bugfix changes are included :

- bsc#994989: Removed convenience code as changes bytes in the message buffer breaking the verification code

- bsc#974655: Removed no longer needed slpd init file

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 Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-68=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-68=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-68=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP2-2018-68=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1001600

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974655

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=980722

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=994989

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4912/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7567/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1c5f3480

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106073

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0100-1.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/16/2018

Updated: 1/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openslp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/15/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/23/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4912, CVE-2016-7567