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        SUSE-SU-2019:3393-1 Security update for python-azure-agent
                              2 January 2020


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           python-azure-agent
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-0804  

Reference:         ESB-2019.2180

Original Bulletin: 

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


Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2019:3393-1
Rating:            moderate
References:        #1127838 #1159639
Cross-References:  CVE-2019-0804
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.


This update for python-azure-agent fixes the following issues:
Update to version 2.2.45 (jsc#ECO-80 bsc#1159639)

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

Update to version 2.2.44:

  o Remove outdated extension ZIP packages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

Update to version 2.2.42:

  o Poll for artifact blob, addresses goal state procesing issue

Update to version 2.2.41:

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

Update to version 2.2.40:

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

Update to version 2.2.38:

  o CVE-2019-0804: WALinuxAgent could be made to expose sensitive information.
  o Add fixes for handling swap file and other nit fixes

Update to version 2.2.37:

  o 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:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-2019-3393=1
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-3393=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 (noarch):
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15


  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-0804.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1127838
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1159639

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