SUSE-SU-2020:2942-1: Security update for blktrace

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Fri Oct 16 07:20:57 MDT 2020

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for blktrace

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2020:2942-1
Rating:             low
References:         #1091942 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5

   An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


   blktrace was updated to fix a security issue:

   - CVE-2018-10689: Prevent buffer overflow in the dev_map_read function
     because the device and devno arrays were too small (bsc#1091942)

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 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-2942=1

Package List:

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



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