SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libsoup (SUSE-SU-2018:2204-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111574

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libsoup fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2018-12910: Fix crash when handling empty hostnames (bsc#1100097).

- CVE-2017-2885: Fix chunk decoding buffer overrun that could be exploited against either clients or servers (bsc#1052916). Bug fixes :

- bsc#1086036: translation-update-upstream commented out for Leap

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 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1497=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1497=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1497=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1052916

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1086036

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1100097

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2885.html

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12910.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?6447788c

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111574

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2204-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/07

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSSv3

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:libsoup-2_4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-Soup, 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: 2018/08/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2885, CVE-2018-12910