SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : net-snmp (SUSE-SU-2018:3447-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118456

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for net-snmp fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2018-18065: _set_key in agent/helpers/table_container.c had a NULL Pointer Exception bug that can be used by an authenticated attacker to remotely cause the instance to crash via a crafted UDP packet, resulting in Denial of Service. (bsc#1111122)

Non-security issues fixed: swintst_rpm: Protect against unspecified Group name (bsc#1102775)

Add tsm and tlstm MIBs and the USM security module. (bsc#1081164)

Fix agentx freezing on timeout (bsc#1027353)

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2461=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-2461=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2461=1

SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 :

To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1027353

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1081164

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1102775

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1111122

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-18065/

http://www.nessus.org/u?da900e1b

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118456

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3447-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsnmp30, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsnmp30-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:net-snmp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:net-snmp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:net-snmp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-SNMP, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:perl-SNMP-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:snmp-mibs, 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: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18065