SUSE SLES12 Security Update : smt, yast2-smt (SUSE-SU-2018:2898-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117822


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This update for yast2-smt to 3.0.14 and smt to 3.0.37 fixes the
following issues :

These security issues were fixed in SMT :

CVE-2018-12471: Xml External Entity processing in the
RegistrationSharing modules allowed to read arbitrary file read

CVE-2018-12470: SQL injection in RegistrationSharing module allows
remote attackers to run arbitrary SQL statements (bsc#1103810).

CVE-2018-12472: Authentication bypass in sibling check facilitated
further attacks on SMT (bsc#1104076).

SUSE would like to thank Jake Miller for reporting these issues to us.

These non-security issues were fixed in SMT: Fix cron jobs
randomization (bsc#1097560)

Fix duplicate migration paths (bsc#1097824)

This non-security issue was fixed in yast2-smt: Remove cron job
rescheduling (bsc#1097560)

Added missing translation marks (bsc#1037811)

Explicitly mention 'Organization Credentials' (fate#321759)

Rearrange the SMT set-up dialog (bsc#977043)

Make the Filter button default (bsc#1006984)

Prevent exiting the repo selection dialog via hitting Enter in the
repository filter (bsc#1006984)

report when error occurs during repo mirroring (bsc#1006989)

Use TextEntry-based filter for repos (fate#319777)

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.


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 OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:zypper in -t patch

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117822

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2898-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/28

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:res-signingkeys, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:smt, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:smt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:smt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:smt-support, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12470, CVE-2018-12471, CVE-2018-12472