SUSE-SU-2017:2923-1: moderate: Security update for SuSEfirewall2

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Thu Nov 2 11:24:39 MDT 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for SuSEfirewall2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2923-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1064127 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-15638
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):



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