SUSE-SU-2015:0232-1: moderate: Security update for powerpc-utils

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for powerpc-utils

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2015:0232-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #883174 #901216 
Cross-References:   CVE-2014-4040
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12

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


   powerpc-utils was updated to fix one security issue.

   This security issue was fixed:
   - May expose passwords from fstab or yaboot.con (CVE-2014-4040).

   This additional fix was included:
   - LPAR crashes when drmgr attempts to offline last remaining cpu core

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 12:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2015-57=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 (ppc64le):



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