SUSE SLES12 Security Update : xmltooling (SUSE-SU-2018:0140-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107251

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for xmltooling fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2018-0486: Fixed a security bug when xmltooling mishandles digital signatures of user attribute data, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or conduct impersonation attacks via a crafted DTD (bsc#1075975)

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-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-107=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-107=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-RPI-12-SP2-2018-107=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-107=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-107=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1075975

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-0486.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?a573230d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107251

File Name: suse_SU-2018-0140-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/09

Modified: 2018/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxmltooling6, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libxmltooling6-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xmltooling-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:xmltooling-schemas, 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: 2018/01/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-0486