SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1: moderate: Security update for apport

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for apport

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #947731 
Cross-References:   CVE-2015-1338
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


   This update for apport fixes the following issues:

   Security issue fixed:
   - CVE-2015-1338: Insecurely created crash dumps could lead to a DoS or
     privilege escalation through malicious symlinks. (bsc#947731)

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-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-apport-13220=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):



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