ESB-2017.1763 - [SUSE] cryptctl: Overwrite arbitrary files - Existing account 2017-07-17

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                               ESB-2017.1763
            SUSE Security Update: Security update for cryptctl
                               17 July 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:          cryptctl
Publisher:        SUSE
Operating System: SUSE
Impact/Access:    Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:       Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:        CVE-2017-9270  

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for cryptctl
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:1865-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1041963 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-9270
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


   This update for cryptctl fixes an issue that could have allowed a
   malicious administrator to craft RPC requests to overwrite files outside
   of key database. (bsc#1041963 / CVE-2017-9270)


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 for SAP 12-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2017-1158=1

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):

      cryptctl-1.2.6-5.3.11
      cryptctl-debuginfo-1.2.6-5.3.11
      cryptctl-debugsource-1.2.6-5.3.11


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9270.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041963

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