Security update for nmap

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nmap
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1286-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1104139
Cross-References: CVE-2018-15173
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for nmap fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-15173: Fixed a remote denial of service attack via a crafted TCP-based service (bsc#1104139).

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-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1286=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1286=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nmap-6.46-3.3.1
    • nmap-debuginfo-6.46-3.3.1
    • nmap-debugsource-6.46-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nmap-6.46-3.3.1
    • nmap-debuginfo-6.46-3.3.1
    • nmap-debugsource-6.46-3.3.1

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