SUSE SLES11 Security Update : smt (SUSE-SU-2018:2899-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117899

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for smt to 2.0.34 fixes the following issues :

These security issues were fixed :

CVE-2018-12471: Xml External Entity processing in the RegistrationSharing modules allowed to read arbitrary file read (bsc#1103809)

CVE-2018-12470: SQL injection in RegistrationSharing module allows remote attackers to run arbitary 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.

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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 Server 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch slesmtsp3-smt-13798=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1072921

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1074608

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103809

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1103810

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1104076

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12470/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12471/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12472/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9c6e6ae6

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117899

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2899-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/03

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-support, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/09/27

Reference Information

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