SUSE-SU-2020:0818-1: moderate: Security update for cloud-init

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Tue Mar 31 04:27:10 MDT 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for cloud-init

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:0818-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1162936 #1162937 #1163178 
Cross-References:   CVE-2020-8631 CVE-2020-8632
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
                    SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

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


   This update for cloud-init fixes the following security issues:

   - CVE-2020-8631: Replaced the theoretically predictable deterministic
     random number generator with the system RNG (bsc#1162937).
   - CVE-2020-8632: Increased the default random password length from 9 to 20

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 Public Cloud 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2020-818=1

   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:

      To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard.
      It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger
      updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


   - SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):



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