SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2018:1916-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 110972

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for openslp fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-17833: Prevent heap-related memory corruption issue which may have manifested itself as a denial-of-service or a remote code-execution vulnerability (bsc#1090638).

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp3-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch secsp3-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openslp-13690=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-openslp-13690=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090638

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-17833.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?6a1c2aaf

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 110972

File Name: suse_SU-2018-1916-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/10

Modified: 2018/09/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:suse_linux:openslp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833