Security update for nmap

SUSE Security Update: Security update for nmap
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1290-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1104139 #1133512
Cross-References: CVE-2018-15173
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata 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).

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Add missing runtime dependency python-xml which prevented zenmap from starting (bsc#1133512).

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-1290=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-1290=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ncat-7.70-3.5.1
    • ncat-debuginfo-7.70-3.5.1
    • ndiff-7.70-3.5.1
    • nmap-debuginfo-7.70-3.5.1
    • nmap-debugsource-7.70-3.5.1
    • nping-7.70-3.5.1
    • nping-debuginfo-7.70-3.5.1
    • zenmap-7.70-3.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • nmap-7.70-3.5.1
    • nmap-debuginfo-7.70-3.5.1
    • nmap-debugsource-7.70-3.5.1

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