SUSE-SU-2020:14304-1: moderate: Security update for permissions

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Fri Feb 28 13:23:01 MST 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for permissions

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:14304-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1160594 #1160764 #1163922 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-8013
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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


   This update for permissions fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2020-8013: Fixed a missing symlink check. Do not follow symlinks
     that are the final path element (bsc#1163922).
   - Fixed a regression where chkstat broke when /proc was not available
     (bsc#1160764, bsc#1160594).

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-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-permissions-14304=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-permissions-14304=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (ppc64):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64):



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