SUSE-SU-2019:13976-1: moderate: Security update for supportutils

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Tue Mar 12 17:09:52 MDT 2019

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for supportutils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:13976-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1117751 #1118460 #1118462 #1118463 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-19636 CVE-2018-19638 CVE-2018-19639
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3

   An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


   This update for supportutils fixes the following issues:

   Security vulnerabilities fixed:

   - CVE-2018-19636: Local root exploit via inclusion of attacker controlled
     shell script (bsc#1117751)
   - CVE-2018-19640: Users can kill arbitrary processes (bsc#1118463)
   - CVE-2018-19638: User can overwrite arbitrary log files in support tar
   - CVE-2018-19639: Code execution if run with -v (bsc#1118462)

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 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-supportutils-13976=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-supportutils-13976=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (noarch):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (noarch):



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