SUSE-SU-2022:2936-2: important: Security update for open-vm-tools

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Thu Sep 1 14:53:53 UTC 2022

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for open-vm-tools

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2022:2936-2
Rating:             important
References:         #1202657 #1202733 
Cross-References:   CVE-2022-31676
CVSS scores:
                    CVE-2022-31676 (NVD) : 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
                    CVE-2022-31676 (SUSE): 7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Affected Products:
                    openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2

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


   This update for open-vm-tools fixes the following issues:

   - Updated to version 12.1.0 (build 20219665) (bsc#1202733):
     - CVE-2022-31676: Fixed an issue that could allow unprivileged users
       inside a virtual machine to escalate privileges (bsc#1202657).

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:

   - openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2:

      zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.2-2022-2936=1

Package List:

   - openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2 (x86_64):



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