SUSE: 2019:13976-1 moderate: supportutils

    Date12 Mar 2019
    CategorySuSE
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for supportutils
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:13976-1
    Rating:             moderate
    References:         #1117751 #1118460 #1118462 #1118463 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2018-19636 CVE-2018-19638 CVE-2018-19639
                        CVE-2018-19640
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
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       An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for supportutils fixes the following issues:
    
       Security vulnerabilities fixed:
    
       - CVE-2018-19636: Local root exploit via inclusion of attacker controlled
         shell script (bsc#1117751)
       - CVE-2018-19640: Users can kill arbitrary processes (bsc#1118463)
       - CVE-2018-19638: User can overwrite arbitrary log files in support tar
         (bsc#1118460)
       - CVE-2018-19639: Code execution if run with -v (bsc#1118462)
    
    
    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:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    
          zypper in -t patch slessp4-supportutils-13976=1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    
          zypper in -t patch sleposp3-supportutils-13976=1
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (noarch):
    
          supportutils-1.20-122.9.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (noarch):
    
          supportutils-1.20-122.9.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19636.html
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19638.html
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19639.html
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19640.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1117751
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118460
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118462
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118463
    
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