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            Security Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools
                             17 February 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           SUSE Manager Client Tools
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Existing Account      
                   Unauthorised Access             -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-25592 CVE-2020-17490 CVE-2020-16846

Reference:         ESB-2021.0542

Original Bulletin: 

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SUSE Security Update: Security Beta update for SUSE Manager Client Tools


Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2021:0480-1
Rating:            moderate
References:        #1083110 #1157479 #1158441 #1159284 #1162504 #1163981
                   #1165425 #1167556 #1169604 #1171257 #1171461 #1172211
                   #1173909 #1173911 #1175549 #1176293 #1176823 #1178319
                   #1178361 #1178362 #1178485 #1179566 #1180584
Cross-References:  CVE-2019-17361 CVE-2020-16846 CVE-2020-17490 CVE-2020-25592
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Manager Debian 10-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA

An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has 19 fixes is now available.


This update fixes the following issues:

  o Initial release (Closes: #968029).


  o Remove deprecated warning that breaks minion execution when
    "server_id_use_crc" opts is missing
  o Revert wrong zypper patch to support vendorchanges flags on pkg.install
  o Force zyppnotify to prefer Packages.db than Packages if it exists
  o Allow vendor change option with zypper
  o Add pkg.services_need_restart
  o Fix for file.check_perms to work with numeric uid/gid
  o Virt: more network support Add more network and PCI/USB host devices
    passthrough support to virt module and states
  o Bigvm backports
  o Virt consoles, CPU tuning and topology, and memory tuning.
  o Fix pkg states when DEB package has "all" arch
  o Do not force beacons configuration to be a list. Revert https://github.com/
  o Drop wrong virt capabilities code after rebasing patches
  o Update to Salt release version 3002.2
  o See release notes: https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/topics/releases/
  o Force zyppnotify to prefer Packages.db than Packages if it exists
  o Allow vendor change option with zypper
  o Add pkg.services_need_restart
  o Bigvm backports: virt consoles, CPU tuning and topology, and memory tuning.
  o Fix for file.check_perms to work with numeric uid/gid
  o Change 'Requires(pre)' to 'Requires' for salt-minion package (bsc#1083110)
  o Set passphrase for salt-ssh keys to empty string (bsc#1178485)
  o Properly validate eauth credentials and tokens on SSH calls made by Salt
    API (bsc#1178319) (bsc#1178362) (bsc#1178361) (CVE-2020-25592)
    (CVE-2020-17490) (CVE-2020-16846)
  o Fix novendorchange handling in zypperpkg module
  o Remove msgpack < 1.0.0 from base requirements (bsc#1176293)
  o Adding missing virt backports to 3000.3
  o Do not raise StreamClosedError traceback but only log it (bsc#1175549)
  o Update to Salt release version 3000.3 See release notes: https://
  o Take care of failed, skipped and unreachable tasks and propagate "retcode"
    (bsc#1173911) (bsc#1173909)
  o Msgpack: support versions >= 1.0.0 (bsc#1171257)
  o Fix the registration of libvirt pool and nodedev events
  o Accept nested namespaces in spacewalk.api runner function. (bsc#1172211)
  o Info_installed works without status attr now (bsc#1171461)
  o Prevent sporious "salt-api" stuck processes when managing SSH minions
    because of logging deadlock (bsc#1159284)
  o Avoid segfault from "salt-api" under certain conditions of heavy load
    managing SSH minions (bsc#1169604)
  o Update to Salt version 3000 See release notes: https://docs.saltstack.com/
    en/latest/topics/releases/3000.html loop: fix variable names for
  o Enable building and installation for Fedora
  o Disable python2 build on Tumbleweed We are removing the python2 interpreter
    from openSUSE (SLE16). As such disable salt building for python2 there.
  o Sanitize grains loaded from roster_grains.json cache during "state.pkg"
  o Build: Buildequire pkgconfig(systemd) instead of systemd pkgconfig(systemd)
    is provided by systemd, so this is de-facto no change. But inside the Open
    Build Service (OBS), the same symbol is also provided by systemd-mini,
    which exists to shorten build-chains by only enabling what other packages
    need to successfully build
  o Backport saltutil state module to 2019.2 codebase (bsc#1167556)
  o Add new custom SUSE capability for saltutil state module
  o Virt._get_domain: don't raise an exception if there is no VM
  o Adds test for zypper abbreviation fix
  o Improved storage pool or network handling
  o Better import cache handline
  o Requiring python3-distro only for openSUSE/SLE >= 15
  o Use full option name instead of undocumented abbreviation for zypper
  o Python-distro is only needed for > Python 3.7. Removing it for Python 2
  o RHEL/CentOS 8 uses platform-python instead of python3
  o Enable build for Python 3.8
  o Update to Salt version 2019.2.3 (CVE-2019-17361) (bsc#1163981) (bsc#
    1162504) See release notes:
  o Enable passing grains to start event based on 'start_event_grains'
    configuration parameter
  o Support for Btrfs and XFS in parted and mkfs added Adds virt.(pool|network)
    _get_xml functions Various libvirt updates
  o Let salt-ssh use platform-python on RHEL8 (bsc#1158441)
  o Fix StreamClosedError issue (bsc#1157479)
  o Requires vs BuildRequires
  o Limiting M2Crypto to >= SLE15
  o Replacing pycrypto with M2Crypto (bsc#1165425)
  o Update to 2019.2.2 release zypperpkg: understand product type
  o Enable usage of downloadonly parameter for apt module
  o Add new "salt-standalone-formulas-configuration" package


  o Fix spacecmd with no parameters produces traceback on SLE 11 SP4 (bsc#
  o Fixed "non-advanced" package search when using multiple package names (bsc#
  o Added '-r REVISION' option to the 'configchannel_updateinitsls' command
  o Fix: internal: workaround for future tee of logs translation

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 Manager Debian 10-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Debian-10-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA-x86_64-2021-480=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Manager Debian 10-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA (amd64):
  o SUSE Manager Debian 10-CLIENT-TOOLS-BETA (all):


  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-17361.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16846.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-17490.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-25592.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1083110
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1157479
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1158441
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1159284
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1162504
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1163981
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1165425
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1167556
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1169604
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1171257
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1171461
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1172211
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1173909
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1173911
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1175549
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1176293
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1176823
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178319
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178361
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178362
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178485
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1179566
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1180584

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