SUSE SLES12 Security Update : smt (SUSE-SU-2018:3467-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 118459
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSMT was updated to version 3.0.38.
Following security issue was fixed :
CVE-2018-12472: Harden hostname check during sibling check by forcing double reverse lookup (bsc#1104076)
Following non security issues were fixed: Add migration path check when registration sharing is enabled
Fix sibling sync errors (bsc#1111056) :
- Synchronize all registered products
- Handle duplicate registrations when syncing
- Force resync to the sibling instance in `upgrade` and `synchronize` API calls
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.
SolutionTo 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-7-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2481=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2018-2481=1
SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2018-2481=1