Security update for ant

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ant
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2789-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1100053
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10886
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


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)

Other changes made:
  • Removed support for javadoc
  • Default value for stripAbsolutePathSpec changed to 'true'

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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch sdksp4-ant-13781=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-ant-13781=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (noarch):
    • ant-1.7.1-
    • ant-antlr-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-bcel-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-bsf-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-log4j-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-oro-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-regexp-1.7.1-
    • ant-apache-resolver-1.7.1-
    • ant-commons-logging-1.7.1-
    • ant-javamail-1.7.1-
    • ant-jdepend-1.7.1-
    • ant-jmf-1.7.1-
    • ant-junit-1.7.1-
    • ant-manual-1.7.1-
    • ant-nodeps-1.7.1-
    • ant-scripts-1.7.1-
    • ant-swing-1.7.1-
    • ant-trax-1.7.1-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (noarch):
    • ant-1.7.1-
    • ant-trax-1.7.1-