SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2016:2661-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94349

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for openslp fixes two security issues and two bugs. The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2016-4912: A remote attacker could have crashed the server with a large number of packages (bsc#980722)

- CVE-2016-7567: A remote attacker could cause a memory corruption having unspecified impact (bsc#1001600) The following bugfix changes are included :

- bsc#994989: Removed convenience code as changes bytes in the message buffer breaking the verification code

- bsc#974655: Removed no longer needed slpd init file

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 YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1565=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1565=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1565=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1001600

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=974655

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=980722

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=994989

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-4912/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7567/

http://www.nessus.org/u?208373b8

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94349

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2661-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/28

Updated: 2019/04/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openslp-server-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-4912, CVE-2016-7567