SUSE SLES12 Security Update : smt (SUSE-SU-2018:3467-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118459

Synopsis

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

Description

SMT 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.

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-7-2018-2481=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

See Also

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

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1111056

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5afb150

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118459

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3467-1.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: 6.4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.1

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

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: 2018/10/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-12472