Security update for SuSEfirewall2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for SuSEfirewall2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2923-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1064127
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


    This update for SuSEfirewall2 fixes the following issues:

    - CVE-2017-15638: Fixed a security issue with too open implicit portmapper
    rules (bsc#1064127): A source net restriction for _rpc_ services was not
    taken into account for the implicitly added rules for port 111, making
    the portmap service accessible to everyone in the affected zone.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-SuSEfirewall2-13333=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (noarch):
      • SuSEfirewall2-3.6_SVNr208-