SUSE SLES12 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2018:2991-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 118299


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


This update for openslp fixes the following issues :

CVE-2017-17833: Prevent heap-related memory corruption issue which may have manifested itself as a denial-of-service or a remote code-execution vulnerability (bsc#1090638)

Prevent out of bounds reads in message parsing

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2132=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118299

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2991-2.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/22

Updated: 2019/09/10

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:openslp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server-debuginfo, 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: 2018/10/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17833