SUSE-CU-2022:261-1: Security update of suse/sle15

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Sun Mar 6 08:15:36 UTC 2022

SUSE Container Update Advisory: suse/sle15
Container Advisory ID : SUSE-CU-2022:261-1
Container Tags        : suse/sle15:15.3 , suse/sle15:
Container Release     : 17.8.86
Severity              : moderate
Type                  : security
References            : 1188348 1188507 1192954 1193632 1194976 CVE-2021-3995 CVE-2021-3996

The container suse/sle15 was updated. The following patches have been included in this update:

Advisory ID: SUSE-RU-2021:2626-1
Released:    Thu Aug  5 12:10:35 2021
Summary:     Recommended maintenance update for libeconf
Type:        recommended
Severity:    moderate
References:  1188348
This update for libeconf fixes the following issue:

- Solve a downgrade issue between SUSE Linux Enterprise SP3 and lower (bsc#1188348)
Advisory ID: SUSE-SU-2022:727-1
Released:    Fri Mar  4 10:39:21 2022
Summary:     Security update for libeconf, shadow and util-linux
Type:        security
Severity:    moderate
References:  1188507,1192954,1193632,1194976,CVE-2021-3995,CVE-2021-3996
This security update for libeconf, shadow and util-linux fix the following issues:


- Add libeconf to SLE-Module-Basesystem_15-SP3 because needed by 'util-linux' and 'shadow' 
  to fix autoyast handling of security related parameters (bsc#1192954, jsc#SLE-23384, jsc#SLE-23402)

Issues fixed in libeconf:
- Reading numbers with different bases (e.g. oktal) (bsc#1193632) (#157)
- Fixed different issues while writing string values to file.
- Writing comments to file too.
- Fixed crash while merging values.
- Added econftool cat option (#146)
- new API call: econf_readDirsHistory (showing ALL locations)
- new API call: econf_getPath (absolute path of the configuration file)
- Man pages libeconf.3 and econftool.8.
- Handling multiline strings.
- Added libeconf_ext which returns more information like
  line_nr, comments, path of the configuration file,...
- Econftool, an command line interface for handling configuration
- Generating HTML API documentation with doxygen.
- Improving error handling and semantic file check.
- Joining entries with the same key to one single entry if
  env variable ECONF_JOIN_SAME_ENTRIES has been set.


- The legacy code does not support /etc/login.defs.d used by YaST. Enable libeconf to 
  read it (bsc#1192954, jsc#SLE-23384, jsc#SLE-23402)


- The legacy code does not support /etc/login.defs.d used by YaST. Enable libeconf to 
  read it (bsc#1192954, jsc#SLE-23384, jsc#SLE-23402)
- Allow use of larger values for start sector to prevent `blockdev --report` aborting (bsc#1188507)
- Fixed `blockdev --report` using non-space characters as a field separator (bsc#1188507)
- CVE-2021-3995: Fixed unauthorized unmount in util-linux's libmount. (bsc#1194976) 
- CVE-2021-3996: Fixed unauthorized unmount in util-linux's libmount. (bsc#1194976)

The following package changes have been done:

- libblkid1-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated
- libeconf0-0.4.4+git20220104.962774f-150300.3.6.2 added
- libfdisk1-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated
- libmount1-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated
- libsmartcols1-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated
- libuuid1-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated
- login_defs-4.8.1-150300.4.3.8 updated
- shadow-4.8.1-150300.4.3.8 updated
- util-linux-2.36.2-150300.4.14.3 updated

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