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# Security update for gdb

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0899-1  
Rating: moderate  
References:

  * bsc#1068950
  * bsc#1081527
  * bsc#1211052
  * jsc#PED-6584

  
Cross-References:

  * CVE-2017-16829
  * CVE-2018-7208
  * CVE-2022-48064

  
CVSS scores:

  * CVE-2017-16829 ( SUSE ):  3.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  * CVE-2017-16829 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2018-7208 ( SUSE ):  3.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
  * CVE-2018-7208 ( NVD ):  7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  * CVE-2022-48064 ( SUSE ):  0.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N
  * CVE-2022-48064 ( NVD ):  5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

  
Affected Products:

  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

  
  
An update that solves three vulnerabilities and contains one feature can now be
installed.

## Description:

This update for gdb fixes the following issues:

  * Drop libdebuginfod1 BuildRequires/Recommends. The former isn't needed
    because there's a build requirement on libdebuginfod-devel already, which
    will pull the shared library. And the latter, because it's bogus since RPM
    auto generated dependency will take care of that requirement.

gdb was released in 13.2:

  * This version of GDB includes the following changes and enhancements:

  * Support for the following new targets has been added in both GDB and
    GDBserver:
    
        * GNU/Linux/LoongArch (gdbserver) loongarch*-*-linux*
    * GNU/Linux/CSKY (gdbserver) csky*-*linux*
    

  * The Windows native target now supports target async.

  * Floating-point support has now been added on LoongArch GNU/Linux.
  * New commands:
    
        * set print nibbles [on|off]
    * show print nibbles
    
    * This controls whether the 'print/t' command will display binary values in groups of four bits, known as "nibbles". The default is 'off'.
      Various styling-related commands. See the gdb/NEWS file for more details.
      Various maintenance commands. These are normally aimed at GDB experts or developers. See the gdb/NEWS file for more details.
    

  * Python API improvements:
    
          * New Python API for instruction disassembly.
    
      * The new attribute 'locations' of gdb.Breakpoint returns a list of gdb.BreakpointLocation objects specifying the locations where the breakpoint is inserted into the debuggee.
      * New Python type gdb.BreakpointLocation.
      * New function gdb.format_address(ADDRESS, PROGSPACE, ARCHITECTURE) that formats ADDRESS as 'address '
      * New function gdb.current_language that returns the name of the current language. Unlike gdb.parameter('language'), this will never return 'auto'.
      * New function gdb.print_options that returns a dictionary of the prevailing print options, in the form accepted by gdb.Value.format_string.
      * New method gdb.Frame.language that returns the name of the frame's language.
      * gdb.Value.format_string now uses the format provided by 'print', if it is called during a 'print' or other similar operation.
      * gdb.Value.format_string now accepts the 'summary' keyword. This can be used to request a shorter representation of a value, the way that 'set print frame-arguments scalars' does.
      * The gdb.register_window_type method now restricts the set of acceptable window names. The first character of a window's name must start with a character in the set [a-zA-Z], every subsequent character of a window's name must be in the set [-_.a-zA-Z0-9].
    

    * GDB/MI changes:

      * MI version 1 is deprecated, and will be removed in GDB 14.
      * The async record stating the stopped reason 'breakpoint-hit' now contains an optional field locno. 
  * Miscellaneous improvements:
    
          * gdb now supports zstd compressed debug sections (ELFCOMPRESS_ZSTD) for ELF.
      * New convenience variable $_inferior_thread_count contains the number of live threads in the current inferior.
      * New convenience variables $_hit_bpnum and $_hit_locno, set to the breakpoint number and the breakpoint location number of the breakpoint last hit.
      * The "info breakpoints" now displays enabled breakpoint locations of disabled breakpoints as in the "y-" state.
      * The format of 'disassemble /r' and 'record instruction-history /r' has changed to match the layout of GNU objdump when disassembling.
    
      * A new format "/b" has been introduce to provide the old behavior of "/r".
      * The TUI no longer styles the source and assembly code highlighted by the current position indicator by default. You can however re-enable styling using the new "set style tui-current-position" command.
      * It is now possible to use the "document" command to document user-defined commands.
      * Support for memory tag data for AArch64 MTE.
    

  * Support Removal notices:
    
          * DBX mode has been removed.
      * Support for building against Python version 2 has been removed. It is now only possible to build GDB against Python 3.
      * Support for the following commands has been removed:
    
      * set debug aix-solib on|off
      * show debug aix-solib
      * set debug solib-frv on|off
      * show debug solib-frv
    
      * Use the "set/show debug solib" commands instead.
    

See the NEWS file for a more complete and detailed list of what this release
includes.

## 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:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP3-2024-899=1

  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1  
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-7.1-2024-899=1

## Package List:

  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (aarch64
    x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x
    x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1
  * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (aarch64 x86_64)
    * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1
    * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1

## References:

  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-16829.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7208.html
  * https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-48064.html
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1068950
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1081527
  * https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1211052
  * https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

SUSE: 2024:0899-1 moderate: gdb

March 14, 2024
* bsc#1068950 * bsc#1081527 * bsc#1211052 * jsc#PED-6584

Summary

## This update for gdb fixes the following issues: * Drop libdebuginfod1 BuildRequires/Recommends. The former isn't needed because there's a build requirement on libdebuginfod-devel already, which will pull the shared library. And the latter, because it's bogus since RPM auto generated dependency will take care of that requirement. gdb was released in 13.2: * This version of GDB includes the following changes and enhancements: * Support for the following new targets has been added in both GDB and GDBserver: * GNU/Linux/LoongArch (gdbserver) loongarch*-*-linux* * GNU/Linux/CSKY (gdbserver) csky*-*linux* * The Windows native target now supports target async. * Floating-point support has now been added on LoongArch GNU/Linux. * New commands: * set print nibbles [on|off] * show print nibbles * This controls whether the 'print/t' command will display binary values in groups of four bits, known as "nibbles". The default is 'off'. Various styling-related commands. See the gdb/NEWS file for more details. Various maintenance commands. These are normally aimed at GDB experts or developers. See the gdb/NEWS file for more details. * Python API improvements: * New Python API for instruction disassembly. * The new attribute 'locations' of gdb.Breakpoint returns a list of gdb.BreakpointLocation objects specifying the locations where the breakpoint is inserted into the debuggee. * New Python type gdb.BreakpointLocation. * New function gdb.format_address(ADDRESS, PROGSPACE, ARCHITECTURE) that formats ADDRESS as 'address ' * New function gdb.current_language that returns the name of the current language. Unlike gdb.parameter('language'), this will never return 'auto'. * New function gdb.print_options that returns a dictionary of the prevailing print options, in the form accepted by gdb.Value.format_string. * New method gdb.Frame.language that returns the name of the frame's language. * gdb.Value.format_string now uses the format provided by 'print', if it is called during a 'print' or other similar operation. * gdb.Value.format_string now accepts the 'summary' keyword. This can be used to request a shorter representation of a value, the way that 'set print frame-arguments scalars' does. * The gdb.register_window_type method now restricts the set of acceptable window names. The first character of a window's name must start with a character in the set [a-zA-Z], every subsequent character of a window's name must be in the set [-_.a-zA-Z0-9]. * GDB/MI changes: * MI version 1 is deprecated, and will be removed in GDB 14. * The async record stating the stopped reason 'breakpoint-hit' now contains an optional field locno. * Miscellaneous improvements: * gdb now supports zstd compressed debug sections (ELFCOMPRESS_ZSTD) for ELF. * New convenience variable $_inferior_thread_count contains the number of live threads in the current inferior. * New convenience variables $_hit_bpnum and $_hit_locno, set to the breakpoint number and the breakpoint location number of the breakpoint last hit. * The "info breakpoints" now displays enabled breakpoint locations of disabled breakpoints as in the "y-" state. * The format of 'disassemble /r' and 'record instruction-history /r' has changed to match the layout of GNU objdump when disassembling. * A new format "/b" has been introduce to provide the old behavior of "/r". * The TUI no longer styles the source and assembly code highlighted by the current position indicator by default. You can however re-enable styling using the new "set style tui-current-position" command. * It is now possible to use the "document" command to document user-defined commands. * Support for memory tag data for AArch64 MTE. * Support Removal notices: * DBX mode has been removed. * Support for building against Python version 2 has been removed. It is now only possible to build GDB against Python 3. * Support for the following commands has been removed: * set debug aix-solib on|off * show debug aix-solib * set debug solib-frv on|off * show debug solib-frv * Use the "set/show debug solib" commands instead. See the NEWS file for a more complete and detailed list of what this release includes. ## 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: * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-899=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-899=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP2-LTSS-2024-899=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-SP3-LTSS-2024-899=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP2-2024-899=1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-SP3-2024-899=1 * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-7.1-2024-899=1 ## Package List: * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3 (aarch64 x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2 (ppc64le x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3 (ppc64le x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 (aarch64 x86_64) * gdbserver-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdbserver-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debuginfo-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-debugsource-13.2-150100.8.39.1 * gdb-13.2-150100.8.39.1

References

* bsc#1068950

* bsc#1081527

* bsc#1211052

* jsc#PED-6584

Cross-

* CVE-2017-16829

* CVE-2018-7208

* CVE-2022-48064

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2017-16829 ( SUSE ): 3.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

* CVE-2017-16829 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2018-7208 ( SUSE ): 3.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

* CVE-2018-7208 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

* CVE-2022-48064 ( SUSE ): 0.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N

* CVE-2022-48064 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:

* SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing LTSS 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2 LTSS 15-SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP3 LTSS 15-SP3

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP3

An update that solves three vulnerabilities and contains one feature can now be

installed.

##

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-16829.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-7208.html

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2022-48064.html

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1068950

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1081527

* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1211052

* https://jira.suse.com/login.jsp

Severity
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0899-1
Rating: moderate

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