Security update for systemd

SUSE Security Update: Security update for systemd
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0426-1
Rating: important
References: #1117025 #1121563 #1122000 #1123333 #1123727 #1123892 #1124153 #1125352
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that solves one vulnerability and has 7 fixes is now available.


This update for systemd fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-6454: Overlong DBUS messages could be used to crash systemd (bsc#1125352)

  • units: make sure initrd-cleanup.service terminates before switching to rootfs (bsc#1123333)
  • logind: fix bad error propagation
  • login: log session state "closing" (as well as New/Removed)
  • logind: fix borked r check
  • login: don't remove all devices from PID1 when only one was removed
  • login: we only allow opening character devices
  • login: correct comment in session_device_free()
  • login: remember that fds received from PID1 need to be removed eventually
  • login: fix FDNAME in call to sd_pid_notify_with_fds()
  • logind: fd 0 is a valid fd
  • logind: rework sd_eviocrevoke()
  • logind: check file is device node before using .st_rdev
  • logind: use the new FDSTOREREMOVE=1 sd_notify() message (bsc#1124153)
  • core: add a new sd_notify() message for removing fds from the FD store again
  • logind: make sure we don't trip up on half-initialized session devices (bsc#1123727)
  • fd-util: accept that kcmp might fail with EPERM/EACCES
  • core: Fix use after free case in load_from_path() (bsc#1121563)
  • core: include Found state in device dumps
  • device: fix serialization and deserialization of DeviceFound
  • fix path in btrfs rule (#6844)
  • assemble multidevice btrfs volumes without external tools (#6607) (bsc#1117025)
  • Update systemd-system.conf.xml (bsc#1122000)
  • units: inform user that the default target is started after exiting from rescue or emergency mode
  • core: free lines after reading them (bsc#1123892)
  • sd-bus: if we receive an invalid dbus message, ignore and proceeed
  • automount: don't pass non-blocking pipe to kernel.

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 Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-426=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-426=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libsystemd0-mini-234-24.25.1
    • libsystemd0-mini-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • libudev-mini-devel-234-24.25.1
    • libudev-mini1-234-24.25.1
    • libudev-mini1-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • nss-myhostname-234-24.25.1
    • nss-myhostname-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • nss-mymachines-234-24.25.1
    • nss-mymachines-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • nss-systemd-234-24.25.1
    • nss-systemd-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-debugsource-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-logger-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-container-mini-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-container-mini-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-coredump-mini-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-coredump-mini-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-debugsource-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-devel-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-mini-sysvinit-234-24.25.1
    • udev-mini-234-24.25.1
    • udev-mini-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):
    • systemd-mini-bash-completion-234-24.25.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libsystemd0-234-24.25.1
    • libsystemd0-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • libudev-devel-234-24.25.1
    • libudev1-234-24.25.1
    • libudev1-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-container-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-container-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-coredump-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-coredump-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-debugsource-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-devel-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-sysvinit-234-24.25.1
    • udev-234-24.25.1
    • udev-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):
    • systemd-bash-completion-234-24.25.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (x86_64):
    • libsystemd0-32bit-234-24.25.1
    • libsystemd0-32bit-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • libudev1-32bit-234-24.25.1
    • libudev1-32bit-debuginfo-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-32bit-234-24.25.1
    • systemd-32bit-debuginfo-234-24.25.1