SUSE-SU-2017:2950-1: moderate: Security update for jq

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Wed Nov 8 04:19:27 MST 2017

   SUSE Security Update: Security update for jq

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2950-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1014176 #1017157 
Cross-References:   CVE-2016-4074
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Enterprise Storage 4

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


   This update for jq fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2016-4074: The jv_dump_term function in jq allowed remote attackers
     to cause a denial of service (stack consumption and application crash)
     via a crafted JSON file. (bsc#1014176)

   Non-security issues fixed:

   - Update tests dependencies to increase test coverage. (bsc#1017157)
   - Do not run tests in qemu builds, valgrind does not work reliably in such

Patch Instructions:

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

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2017-1830=1

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

Package List:

   - SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (aarch64 x86_64):



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