SUSE-SU-2021:14693-1: important: Security update for util-linux

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Wed Apr 14 22:16:57 UTC 2021

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for util-linux

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2021:14693-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1040414 #903440 #903738 #923777 #923904 
                    #924994 #925705 #930236 #931607 #949754 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-5218
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

   An update that solves one vulnerability and has 9 fixes is
   now available.


   This update for util-linux fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2015-5218: Prevent colcrt buffer overflow. (bsc#949754)

   These non-security issues were fixed:

   - Mount crashes when trying to mount `shmfs` while `SELinux` is active.
   - Fix `lsblk -f` on `CCISS` and other devices with nodes in `/dev`
     subdirectory. (bsc#924994)
   - Fix `script(1)` hang caused by mis-interpreted EOF on big-endian
     platforms. (bsc#930236)
   - Do not segfault when TERM is not defined or wrong. (bsc#903440)
   - Update and fix mount XFS documentation. (bsc#925705)
   - Fix recognition of `/dev/dm-N` partitions names. (bsc#931607)
   - Follow SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 device mapper partition names
     configuration. (bsc#931607)
   - Fix recognition of device mapper partitions. (bsc#923904)
   - Fix `fsck -C {fd}` parsing. (bsc#923777, bsc#903738)

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 Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-util-linux-14693=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-util-linux-14693=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):


   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):



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