SUSE-SU-2018:1814-1: important: Security update for gpg2

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Tue Jun 26 07:08:06 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for gpg2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1814-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1096745 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-12020
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for gpg2 fixes the following security issue:

   - CVE-2018-12020: GnuPG mishandled the original filename during decryption
     and verification actions, which allowed remote attackers to spoof the
     output that GnuPG sends on file descriptor 2 to other programs that use
     the "--status-fd 2"
     option (bsc#1096745).

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 Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1223=1

Package List:

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


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):



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