SUSE SLES11 Security Update : cobbler (SUSE-SU-2018:1741-1)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 110659

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for cobbler fixes the following issues :

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

- Fix for calling koan with virt_type kvm. (bsc#1090205)

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 Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp4-cobbler-13659=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-CLIENT-TOOLS:zypper in -t patch slesctsp3-cobbler-13659=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1074594

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090205

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000469.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?6f71a261

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 110659

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1741-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/22

Modified: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:koan, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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: 2018/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000469