SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libsoup (SUSE-SU-2018:2204-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111574
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionTo 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