Security update for ant

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1352-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2018-10886 ( SUSE ): 5.3 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Affected Products:
  • Development Tools Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

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


This update for ant fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-10886: Fixed a path traversal vulnerability in malformed zip file paths, which allowed arbitrary file writes and could potentially lead to code execution (bsc#1100053).

Non-security issues fixed:

  • Add rhino to the ant-apache-bsf optional tasks (bsc#1134001).
  • Remove jakarta-commons-logging dependencies (bsc#1133997).
  • Use apache-commons-logging in optional tasks

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:

  • Development Tools Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-SP1-2020-1352=1

Package List:

  • Development Tools Module 15-SP1 (noarch)
    • ant-apache-oro-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-apache-regexp-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-apache-bcel-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-jmf-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-apache-bsf-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-commons-logging-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-apache-log4j-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-antlr-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-jdepend-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-junit-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-scripts-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-apache-resolver-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-manual-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-swing-1.9.10-3.6.1
    • ant-javamail-1.9.10-3.6.1