SUSE-SU-2020:0440-1: moderate: Security update for python-azure-agent

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Mon Feb 24 13:12:03 MST 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for python-azure-agent

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:0440-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1127838 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-0804
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for python-azure-agent fixes the following issues:

   python-azure-agent was updated to version 2.2.45 (jsc#ECO-80)

   + Add support for Gen2 VM resource disks
   + Use alternate systemd detection
   + Fix /proc/net/route requirement that causes errors on FreeBSD
   + Add cloud-init auto-detect to prevent multiple provisioning mechanisms
     from relying on configuration for coordination
   + Disable cgroups when daemon is setup incorrectly
   + Remove upgrade extension loop for the same goal state
   + Add container id for extension telemetry events
   + Be more exact when detecting IMDS service health
   + Changing add_event to start sending missing fields

   From 2.2.44 update:

   + Remove outdated extension ZIP packages
   + Improved error handling when starting extensions using systemd
   + Reduce provisioning time of some custom images
   + Improve the handling of extension download errors
   + New API for extension authors to handle errors during extension update
   + Fix handling of errors in calls to openssl
   + Improve logic to determine current distro
   + Reduce verbosity of several logging statements

   From 2.2.42 update:

   + Poll for artifact blob, addresses goal state procesing issue

   From 2.2.41 update:

   + Rewriting the mechanism to start the extension using systemd-run for
     systems using systemd for managing
   + Refactoring of resource monitoring framework using cgroup for both
     systemd and non-systemd approaches [#1530, #1534]
   + Telemetry pipeline for resource monitoring data

   From 2.2.40 update:

   + Fixed tracking of memory/cpu usage
   + Do not prevent extensions from running if setting up cgroups fails
   + Enable systemd-aware deprovisioning on all versions >= 18.04
   + Add systemd support for Debian Jessie, Stretch, and Buster
   + Support for Linux Openwrt

   From 2.2.38 update:

   Security issue fixed:
   + CVE-2019-0804: An issue with swapfile handling in the agent creates a
     data leak situation that exposes system memory data.  (bsc#1127838)
   + Add fixes for handling swap file and other nit fixes

   From 2.2.37 update:
   + Improves re-try logic to handle errors while downloading extensions

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 Public Cloud 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-SP1-2020-440=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2020-440=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15-SP1 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (noarch):



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