openSUSE-SU-2017:3100-1: important: Security update for tboot

\n\n openSUSE Security Update: Security update for tboot

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:3100-1
Rating: important
References: #1041264 #1067229 #1068390 #964408 #967441
Cross-References: CVE-2017-16837
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2

An update that solves one vulnerability and has 5 fixes is
now available.


This update for tboot fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2017-16837: Fix tbootfailed to validate a number of immutable
function pointers, which could allow an attacker to bypass the chain of
trust and execute arbitrary code (boo#1068390).
– Make tboot package compatible with OpenSSL 1.1.0 for SLE-15 support

Bug fixes:

– Update to new upstream version. See release notes for details (1.9.6;
1.9.5, FATE#321510; 1.9.4, FATE#320665; 1.8.3, FATE#318542):
– Fix some gcc7 warnings that lead to errors. (boo#1041264)
– Fix wrong pvops kernel config matching (boo#981948)
– Fix a excessive stack usage pattern that could lead to resets/crashes
– fixes a boot issue on Skylake (boo#964408)
– Trim filler words from description; use modern macros over shell vars.
– Add reproducible.patch to call gzip -n to make build fully reproducible.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1308=1

– openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-1308=1

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

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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