Security update for e2fsprogs

SUSE Security Update: Security update for e2fsprogs
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0086-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1160571
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for e2fsprogs fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-5188: Fixed a code execution vulnerability in the directory rehashing functionality (bsc#1160571).

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 CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • e2fsprogs-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • e2fsprogs-debuginfo-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • e2fsprogs-debugsource-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • libcom_err2-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • libcom_err2-debuginfo-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • libext2fs2-1.42.11-16.6.1
    • libext2fs2-debuginfo-1.42.11-16.6.1