SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libsoup (SUSE-SU-2018:2204-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 121042

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libsoup fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2018-12910: Fix crash when handling empty hostnames (bsc#1100097).

CVE-2017-2885: Fix chunk decoding buffer overrun that could be exploited against either clients or servers (bsc#1052916).

Bug fixes: bsc#1086036: translation-update-upstream commented out for Leap

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-7-2019-25=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-25=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-25=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-25=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1052916

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1086036

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1100097

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2885/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-12910/

http://www.nessus.org/u?80b64ad4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 121042

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2204-2.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/09

Modified: 2019/01/09

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:libsoup-2_4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-2_4-1-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libsoup-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:typelib-1_0-Soup, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2885, CVE-2018-12910