SUSE Security Update: Security update for c-ares
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:3478-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1178882 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-8277
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for c-ares fixes the following issues:

   - Version update to 1.17.0
     * CVE-2020-8277: Fixed a Denial of Service through DNS request
       (bsc#1178882)
     * For further details see https://c-ares.haxx.se/changelog.html


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 for SAP 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-3478=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-3478=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2020-3478=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-3478=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-3478=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-3478=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15 (ppc64le x86_64):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS (aarch64 s390x):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS (aarch64 x86_64):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS (aarch64 x86_64):

      c-ares-debugsource-1.17.0-3.8.1
      c-ares-devel-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-1.17.0-3.8.1
      libcares2-debuginfo-1.17.0-3.8.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8277.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1178882