SUSE: 2019:1990-1 cronie

    Date26 Jul 2019
    CategorySuSE
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available.
    
       SUSE Security Update: Security update for cronie
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    Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:1990-1
    Rating:             low
    References:         #1128935 #1128937 #1130746 #1133100 
    Cross-References:   CVE-2019-9704 CVE-2019-9705
    Affected Products:
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
                        SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
                        SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
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       An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes
       is now available.
    
    Description:
    
       This update for cronie fixes the following issues:
    
       Security issues fixed:
    
       - CVE-2019-9704: Fixed an insufficient check in the return value of calloc
         which could allow a local user to create Denial of Service by crashing
         the deamon (bsc#1128937).
       - CVE-2019-9705: Fixed an implementation vulnerability which could allow a
         local user to exhaust the memory resulting in Denial of Service
         (bsc#1128935).
    
       Bug fixes:
    
       - Manual start of cron is possible even when it's already started using
         systemd (bsc#1133100).
       - Cron schedules only one job of crontab (bsc#1130746).
    
    
    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 12-SP4:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1990=1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    
          zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1990=1
    
       - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    
          To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard.
          It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger
          updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
    
    
    
    Package List:
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    
          cron-4.2-59.10.1
          cronie-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debuginfo-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debugsource-1.4.11-59.10.1
    
       - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    
          cron-4.2-59.10.1
          cronie-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debuginfo-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debugsource-1.4.11-59.10.1
    
       - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    
          cron-4.2-59.10.1
          cronie-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debuginfo-1.4.11-59.10.1
          cronie-debugsource-1.4.11-59.10.1
    
    
    References:
    
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9704.html
       https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-9705.html
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1128935
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1128937
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1130746
       https://bugzilla.suse.com/1133100
    
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