Security update for libzypp

SUSE Security Update: Security update for libzypp
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0023-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1158763
Affected Products:
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


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

  • CVE-2019-18900: Fixed assert cookie file that was world readable (bsc#1158763).

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):
    • libzypp-16.21.2-27.68.1
    • libzypp-debuginfo-16.21.2-27.68.1
    • libzypp-debugsource-16.21.2-27.68.1