openSUSE Security Update : libzypp / zypper (openSUSE-2018-1054)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117796


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for libzypp, zypper fixes the following issues :

Update libzypp to version 16.17.20 :

Security issues fixed :

- PackageProvider: Validate delta rpms before caching (bsc#1091624, bsc#1088705, CVE-2018-7685)

- PackageProvider: Validate downloaded rpm package signatures before caching (bsc#1091624, bsc#1088705, CVE-2018-7685)

Other bugs fixed :

- lsof: use '-K i' if lsof supports it (bsc#1099847, bsc#1036304)

- Handle http error 502 Bad Gateway in curl backend (bsc#1070851)

- RepoManager: Explicitly request repo2solv to generate application pseudo packages.

- libzypp-devel should not require cmake (bsc#1101349)

- HardLocksFile: Prevent against empty commit without Target having been been loaded (bsc#1096803)

- Avoid zombie tar processes (bsc#1076192)

Update to zypper to version 1.13.45 :

Other bugs fixed :

- XML <install-summary> attribute `packages-to-change` added (bsc#1102429)

- man: Strengthen that `--config FILE' affects zypper.conf, not zypp.conf (bsc#1100028)

- Prevent nested calls to exit() if aborted by a signal (bsc#1092413)

- ansi.h: Prevent ESC sequence strings from going out of scope (bsc#1092413)

- Fix: zypper bash completion expands non-existing options (bsc#1049825)

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


Update the affected libzypp / zypper packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117796

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1054.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/27

Updated: 2018/11/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

CVSS v3.0

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:libzypp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libzypp-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zypper, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zypper-aptitude, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zypper-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zypper-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:zypper-log, 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: 2018/09/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-7685