Security update for polkit

SUSE Security Update: Security update for polkit
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0019-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1118277
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


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

  • CVE-2018-19788: Fixed handling of UIDs over MAX_UINT (bsc#1118277)

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 Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-19=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libpolkit0-0.113-5.15.1
    • libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.113-5.15.1
    • polkit-0.113-5.15.1
    • polkit-debuginfo-0.113-5.15.1
    • polkit-debugsource-0.113-5.15.1
    • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.113-5.15.1