Security update for xorg-x11-server

SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3456-1
Rating: important
References: #1078383 #1111697
Cross-References:CVE-2018-14665
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

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

Description:

This update for xorg-x11-server provides the following fix:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-14665: Local attackers could overwrite system files in any directory using the -logfile option and gain privileges (bsc#1111697)

Non security issues fixed:
  • Do not write past the allocated buffer. (bsc#1078383)

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-sdk-7.4-27.122.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.4-27.122.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.4-27.122.21.1
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.4-27.122.21.1

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