Security update for libzypp, zypper

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libzypp, zypper
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2716-2
Rating: important
References: #1036304 #1045735 #1049825 #1070851 #1076192 #1079334 #1088705 #1091624 #1092413 #1096803 #1099847 #1100028 #1101349 #1102429
Cross-References: CVE-2017-9269 CVE-2018-7685
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has 12 fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for libzypp, zypper provides the following fixes:
Update libzypp to version 16.17.20
Security issues fixed:

  • PackageProvider: Validate delta rpms before caching (bsc#1091624, bsc#1088705, CVE-2018-7685)
  • PackageProvider: Validate downloaded rpm package signatures before caching (bsc#1091624, bsc#1088705, CVE-2018-7685)

Other bugs fixed:
  • lsof: use '-K i' if lsof supports it (bsc#1099847, bsc#1036304)
  • Handle http error 502 Bad Gateway in curl backend (bsc#1070851)
  • RepoManager: Explicitly request repo2solv to generate application pseudo packages.
  • libzypp-devel should not require cmake (bsc#1101349)
  • HardLocksFile: Prevent against empty commit without Target having been been loaded (bsc#1096803)
  • Avoid zombie tar processes (bsc#1076192)

Update to zypper to version 1.13.45
Security issue fixed:
  • Improve signature check callback messages (bsc#1045735, CVE-2017-9269)
  • add/modify repo: Add options to tune the GPG check settings (bsc#1045735, CVE-2017-9269)

Other bugs fixed:
  • XML attribute `packages-to-change` added (bsc#1102429)
  • man: Strengthen that `--config FILE' affects zypper.conf, not zypp.conf (bsc#1100028)
  • Prevent nested calls to exit() if aborted by a signal (bsc#1092413)
  • ansi.h: Prevent ESC sequence strings from going out of scope (bsc#1092413)
  • Fix: zypper bash completion expands non-existing options (bsc#1049825)
  • do not recommend cron (bsc#1079334)
  • Improve signature check callback messages (bsc#1045735)
  • add/modify repo: Add options to tune the GPG check settings (bsc#1045735)

Patch Instructions:

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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1905=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • libzypp-16.17.20-27.52.1
    • libzypp-debuginfo-16.17.20-27.52.1
    • libzypp-debugsource-16.17.20-27.52.1
    • zypper-1.13.45-18.33.1
    • zypper-debuginfo-1.13.45-18.33.1
    • zypper-debugsource-1.13.45-18.33.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (noarch):
    • zypper-log-1.13.45-18.33.1

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