SUSE-SU-2017:2173-1: moderate: Security update for gnome-session

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Wed Aug 16 07:07:19 MDT 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for gnome-session

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2173-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1048274 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-11171
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for gnome-session fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2017-11171: Fix a denial of service condition. an unauthenticated
     local user can create ICE connections, causing a file descriptor leak in
     gnome-session (bsc#1048274).

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-gnome-session-13231=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-gnome-session-13231=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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