SUSE-SU-2020:0409-1: important: Security update for sudo

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Wed Feb 19 07:12:44 MST 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:0409-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1162202 #1162675 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-18634
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.


   This update for sudo fixes the following issues:

   Security issue fixed:

   - CVE-2019-18634: Fixed a buffer overflow in the passphrase prompt that
     could occur when pwfeedback was enabled in /etc/sudoers (bsc#1162202).

   Non-security issue fixed:

   - Fixed an issue where sudo -l would ask for a password even though
     `listpw` was set to `never` (bsc#1162675).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-409=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-409=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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