SUSE-SU-2018:1128-1: important: Security update for patch

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Wed May 2 13:08:01 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for patch

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1128-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1080918 #1080951 #1088420 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-10713 CVE-2018-1000156 CVE-2018-6951
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

   An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for patch fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2018-1000156: Malicious patch files cause ed to execute arbitrary
     commands (bsc#1088420).
   - CVE-2018-6951: Fixed NULL pointer dereference in the intuit_diff_type
     function in pch.c (bsc#1080918).
   - CVE-2016-10713: Fixed out-of-bounds access within pch_write_line() in
     pch.c (bsc#1080918).

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 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-777=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-777=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):



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