ESB-2017.2086 - [SUSE] openvswitch: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-21

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                               ESB-2017.2086
           SUSE Security Update: Security update for openvswitch
                              21 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openvswitch
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-9265 CVE-2017-9263 

Reference:         ESB-2017.1930

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2017/suse-su-20172212-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for openvswitch
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2212-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1002734 #1041447 #1041470 #1050896 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-9263 CVE-2017-9265
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
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   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
   is now available.

Description:

   This update for openvswitch fixes the following issues:


   - CVE-2017-9263: OpenFlow role status message can cause a call to abort()
     leading to application crash (bsc#1041470)

   - CVE-2017-9265: Buffer over-read while parsing message could lead to
     crash or maybe arbitrary code execution (bsc#1041447)

   - Do not restart the ovs-vswitchd and ovsdb-server services
     on package updates (bsc#1002734)

   - Do not restart the ovs-vswitchd, ovsdb-server and openvswitch services
     on package removals. This facilitates potential future package moves but
     also preserves connectivity when the package is removed (bsc#1050896)


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-SP3-2017-1348=1

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


Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      openvswitch-2.7.0-3.3.1
      openvswitch-debuginfo-2.7.0-3.3.1
      openvswitch-debugsource-2.7.0-3.3.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9263.html
   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-9265.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1002734
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041447
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1041470
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1050896

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