Security update for lftp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for lftp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0643-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1103367 #1120946
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

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


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 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-15-2019-643=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • lftp-4.8.3-4.3.1
    • lftp-debuginfo-4.8.3-4.3.1
    • lftp-debugsource-4.8.3-4.3.1