SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openslp (SUSE-SU-2016:2661-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 94349
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis 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.
SolutionTo 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'.