SUSE-SU-2022:3707-1: important: Security update for multipath-tools

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Mon Oct 24 19:22:18 UTC 2022

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for multipath-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:3707-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1187534 #1202616 #1202739 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-41973 CVE-2022-41974
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-41973 (SUSE): 6.2 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
                    CVE-2022-41974 (SUSE): 8.4 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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 two vulnerabilities and has one
   errata is now available.


   This update for multipath-tools fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2022-41973: Fixed a symlink attack in multipathd. (bsc#1202739)
   - CVE-2022-41974: Fixed an authorization bypass issue in multipathd.
   - Avoid linking to libreadline to avoid licensing issue (bsc#1202616)
   - Fix that some zfcp devices have large/negative LUN IDs (bsc#1187534)

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-SP5-2022-3707=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2022-3707=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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