# Security update for rear23a

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0247-1  
Rating: important  
References:

  * bsc#1218728

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2024-23301

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2024-23301 ( SUSE ):  7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2024-23301 ( NVD ):  5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

  
Affected Products:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3
  * openSUSE Leap 15.5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 Business Critical Linux 15-SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
  * SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
  * SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
  * SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
  * SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
  * SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  * SUSE Manager Server 4.3

  
  
An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for rear23a fixes the following issues:

  * CVE-2024-23301: Fixed ReaR creates world-readable initrd with GRUB_RESCUE=Y.
    (bsc#1218728)

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like
YaST online_update or "zypper patch".  
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-2024-247=1

  * openSUSE Leap 15.5  
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2024-247=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP3-2024-247=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP4-2024-247=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP5-2024-247=1

## Package List:

  * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (ppc64le x86_64 i586)
    * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1
  * openSUSE Leap 15.5 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-23301.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218728

SUSE: 2024:0247-1 important: rear23a

January 26, 2024
* bsc#1218728 Cross-References: * CVE-2024-23301

Summary

## This update for rear23a fixes the following issues: * CVE-2024-23301: Fixed ReaR creates world-readable initrd with GRUB_RESCUE=Y. (bsc#1218728) ## Patch Instructions: To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch". Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product: * openSUSE Leap 15.3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-2024-247=1 * openSUSE Leap 15.5 zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2024-247=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP3-2024-247=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP4-2024-247=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HA-15-SP5-2024-247=1 ## Package List: * openSUSE Leap 15.3 (ppc64le x86_64 i586) * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1 * openSUSE Leap 15.5 (ppc64le x86_64) * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64) * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4 (ppc64le x86_64) * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5 (ppc64le x86_64) * rear23a-2.3.a-150300.21.3.1

References

* bsc#1218728

Cross-

* CVE-2024-23301

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2024-23301 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2024-23301 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Affected Products:

* openSUSE Leap 15.3

* openSUSE Leap 15.5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 Business Critical Linux 15-SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3

* SUSE Manager Server 4.2

* SUSE Manager Server 4.3

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2024-23301.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1218728

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0247-1
Rating: important

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