SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libexif (SUSE-SU-2020:0457-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 134077

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for libexif fixes the following issues :

CVE-2019-9278: Fixed an integer overflow (bsc#1160770).

CVE-2018-20030: Fixed a denial of service by endless recursion (bsc#1120943).

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 Crowbar 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-457=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-457=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7:zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2020-457=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2020-457=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2020-457=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8:zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-457=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1120943

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1160770

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-20030/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9278/

http://www.nessus.org/u?0da44525

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 134077

File Name: suse_SU-2020-0457-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/26/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9278

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif12-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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: 2/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/20/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20030, CVE-2019-9278