Security update for apport

SUSE Security Update: Security update for apport
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1938-1
Rating: moderate
References: #947731
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):
      • apport-0.114-
      • apport-crashdb-sle-0.114-
      • apport-gtk-0.114-