SUSE-SU-2017:2935-1: moderate: Security update for SuSEfirewall2

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Mon Nov 6 13:07:32 MST 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for SuSEfirewall2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2935-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1064127 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-15638
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for SuSEfirewall2 fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2017-15638: Fixed 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 when the
     "rpc" matching was used.

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 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2017-1822=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2017-1822=1

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):



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