SUSE-SU-2020:0547-1: moderate: Security update for permissions

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Fri Feb 28 13:16:28 MST 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for permissions

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:0547-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1148788 #1160594 #1160764 #1161779 #1163922 
Cross-References:   CVE-2019-3687 CVE-2020-8013
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

   An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has three
   fixes is now available.


   This update for permissions fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2019-3687: Fixed a privilege escalation which could allow a local
     user to read network traffic if wireshark is installed (bsc#1148788)
   - CVE-2020-8013: Fixed an issue where chkstat set unintended
     setuid/capabilities for mrsh and wodim (bsc#1163922).

   Non-security issues fixed:

   - Fixed a regression where chkstat breaks without /proc available
     (bsc#1160764, bsc#1160594).
   - Fixed capability handling when doing multiple permission changes at once

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 Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2020-547=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (noarch):



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