SUSE-SU-2022:4280-1: important: Security update for sudo

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Tue Nov 29 17:49:20 UTC 2022

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:4280-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1197998 #1203201 #1204986 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-43995
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-43995 (NVD) : 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
                    CVE-2022-43995 (SUSE): 7.1 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-SP5
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5

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


   This update for sudo fixes the following issues:

   Security fixes:

   - CVE-2022-43995: Fixed a potential heap-based buffer over-read when
     entering a password of seven characters or fewer and using the crypt()
     password backend (bsc#1204986).


   - Make sure SIGCHLD is not ignored when sudo is executed; fixes race
     condition (bsc#1203201).
   - Change sudo-ldap schema from ASCII to UTF8 (bsc#1197998).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2022-4280=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2022-4280=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):


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



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