SUSE-SU-2018:1997-2: important: Security update for shadow

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Thu Oct 18 11:58:46 MDT 2018

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:1997-2
Rating:             important
References:         #1099310 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-6252
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL

   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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2018-1351=1

Package List:

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



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