openSUSE Security Update : util-linux (openSUSE-2018-805)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111567

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for util-linux fixes the following issues :

This non-security issue was fixed :

- CVE-2018-7738: bash-completion/umount allowed local users to gain privileges by embedding shell commands in a mountpoint name, which was mishandled during a umount command by a different user (bsc#1084300).

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Fixed crash loop in lscpu (bsc#1072947).

- Fixed possible segfault of umount -a

- Fixed mount -a on NFS bind mounts (bsc#1080740).

- Fixed lsblk on NVMe (bsc#1078662).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP3:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected util-linux packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1072947

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1078662

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1080740

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1084300

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111567

File Name: openSUSE-2018-805.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/07

Modified: 2018/09/04

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libblkid1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfdisk-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfdisk-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfdisk1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libfdisk1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libmount1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmartcols-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmartcols-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmartcols1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libsmartcols1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid-devel-static, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid1, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid1-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libuuid1-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libmount, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libmount-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:python-libmount-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-lang, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-systemd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-systemd-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:util-linux-systemd-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uuidd, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:uuidd-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7738