SUSE-SU-2018:2834-1: moderate: Security update for shadow

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow

Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:2834-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1106914 
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

   An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


   This update for shadow fixes the following security issue:

   - Prevent useradd from creating intermediate directories with mode 0777

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:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1993=1

Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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