SUSE-SU-2018:1698-2: important: Security update for gpg2

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Thu Oct 18 10:11:35 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for gpg2

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1698-2
Rating:             important
References:         #1096745 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-12020
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

   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 Server 12-SP2-BCL:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1141=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (noarch):



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