openSUSE Security Update : cobbler (openSUSE-2018-655)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 110634


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for cobbler fixes the following issues :

The following security issue has been fixed :

- CVE-2017-1000469: Escape shell parameters provided by the user for the reposync action. (bsc#1074594)

Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed :

- Fix signature for SLES15. (bsc#1075014)

- Detect if there is already another instance of 'cobbler sync' running and exit with failure if so. (bsc#1081714)

- Add SLES 15 distro profile. (bsc#1090205)

- Require tftp(server) instead of atftp.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected cobbler packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110634

File Name: openSUSE-2018-655.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/21

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler-tests, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:cobbler-web, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:koan, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000469