SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : gpg2 (SUSE-SU-2019:2480-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 129465

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for gpg2 fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-13050: Fixed denial-of-service attacks via big keys.
(bsc#1141093)

Non-security issue fixed: Allow coredumps in X11 desktop sessions (bsc#1124847).

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2480=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2480=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=1124847

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1141093

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-13050/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0c5e357d

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129465

File Name: suse_SU-2019-2480-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/30/2019

Updated: 12/23/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:novell:suse_linux:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:novell:suse_linux:gpg2-debugsource:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/29/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-13050