SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : util-linux (SUSE-SU-2018:2071-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111372

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for util-linux fixes the following issues :

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Workstation Extension 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-1400=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1400=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1400=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1400=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.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1072947

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1078662

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1080740

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1084300

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7738.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?08c89416

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111372

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2071-1.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/27

Modified: 2018/07/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libblkid1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libblkid1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfdisk1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libfdisk1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmount1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libmount1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsmartcols1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsmartcols1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libuuid-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libuuid1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libuuid1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-libmount, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-libmount-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:python-libmount-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux-systemd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux-systemd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:util-linux-systemd-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:uuidd, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:uuidd-debuginfo, 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: 2018/07/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7738