SUSE-SU-2014:0928-1: important: Security update for ppc64-diag

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Wed Jul 23 15:04:46 MDT 2014

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for ppc64-diag

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2014:0928-1
Rating:             important
References:         #882667 
Cross-References:   CVE-2014-4038 CVE-2014-4039
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3

   An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


   ppc64-diag has been updated to prevent the usage of predictable filenames
   in /tmp in various scripts and daemons (CVE-2014-4038) Also the snapshot
   tarball was previously generated world readable, which could have leaked
   sensible information, which is only visible to root, to all users. It is
   now readable for root only (CVE-2014-4039).

   Security Issues:

       * CVE-2014-4038
       * CVE-2014-4039

Patch Instructions:

   To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
   Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-ppc64-diag-9533

   To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 (ppc64):



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