Security update for lftp

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0643-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-10916 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
  • CVE-2018-10916 ( NVD ): 6.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one security fix can now be installed.


This update for lftp fixes the following issues: Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-10916: Fixed an improper file name sanitization which could lead to loss of integrity of the local system (bsc#1103367).

Other issue addressed:

  • The SSH login handling code detects password prompts more reliably (bsc#1120946).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Basesystem Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-643=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • lftp-debuginfo-4.8.3-4.3.1
    • lftp-debugsource-4.8.3-4.3.1
    • lftp-4.8.3-4.3.1