SUSE-SU-2018:2448-1: important: Security update for shadow

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Mon Aug 20 07:08:38 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2448-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1099310 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-6252
Affected Products:
                    SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for shadow fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2016-6252: Incorrect integer handling could results in local
     privilege escalation (bsc#1099310)

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 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 CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):



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