Security update for rmt-server

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1973-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-11068 ( SUSE ): 6.6 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
  • CVE-2019-11068 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-11068 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-5419 ( SUSE ): 5.9 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  • CVE-2019-5419 ( NVD ): 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Public Cloud Module 15-SP1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has 10 security fixes can now be installed.


This update for rmt-server to version 2.3.1 fixes the following issues:

  • Fix mirroring logic when errors are encountered (bsc#1140492)
  • Refactor RMT::Mirror to download metadata/licenses in parallel
  • Check repo metadata GPG signatures during mirroring (bsc#1132690)
  • Add rmt-server-config subpackage with nginx configs (fate#327816, bsc#1136081)
  • Fix dependency to removed boot_cli_i18n file (bsc#1136020)
  • Add rmt-cli systems list command to list registered systems
  • Fix create UUID when system_uuid file empty (bsc#1138316)
  • Fix duplicate nginx location in rmt-server-pubcloud (bsc#1135222)
  • Mirror additional repos that were enabled during mirroring (bsc#1132690)
  • Make service IDs consistent across different RMT instances (bsc#1134428)
  • Make SMT data import scripts faster (bsc#1134190)
  • Fix incorrect triggering of registration sharing (bsc#1129392)
  • Fix license mirroring issue in some non-SUSE repositories (bsc#1128858)
  • Update dependencies to fix vulnerabilities in rails (CVE-2019-5419, bsc#1129271) and nokogiri (CVE-2019-11068, bsc#1132160)
  • Allow RMT registration to work under HTTP as well as HTTPS.
  • Offline migration from SLE 15 to SLE 15 SP1 will add Python2 module
  • Online migrations will automatically add additional modules to the client systems depending on the base product
  • Supply log severity to journald
  • Breaking Change: Added headers to generated CSV files

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Public Cloud Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-SP1-2019-1973=1
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-SP1-2019-1973=1

Package List:

  • Public Cloud Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • rmt-server-pubcloud-2.3.1-3.3.3
    • rmt-server-debuginfo-2.3.1-3.3.3
  • Server Applications Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • rmt-server-config-2.3.1-3.3.3
    • rmt-server-2.3.1-3.3.3
    • rmt-server-debuginfo-2.3.1-3.3.3