SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gpg2 (SUSE-SU-2018:1698-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110595

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for gpg2 fixes the following security issue :

- CVE-2018-12020: GnuPG mishandled the original filename during decryption and verification actions, which allowed remote attackers to spoof the output that GnuPG sends on file descriptor 2 to other programs that use the '--status-fd 2' option (bsc#1096745)

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 the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1141=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1141=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-1141=1

SUSE CaaS Platform ALL :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-1141=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1096745

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12020.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?e8bea0c5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110595

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1698-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/18

Modified: 2018/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12020

IAVA: 2018-A-0193