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

High 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/1104076

https://bugzilla.suse.com/1111056

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?d46c332e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118459

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

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/10/26

Modified: 2018/10/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

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-2018-12472