Security update for ipmitool

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ipmitool
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14313-1
Rating: important
References: #1038508 #1163026
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.


This update for ipmitool fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-5208: Fixed several buffer overflows (bsc#1163026).
  • Added a missing patch for DDR4 support (bsc#1038508).

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 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-ipmitool-14313=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ipmitool-14313=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
    • ipmitool-1.8.15-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 x86_64):
    • ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.15-
    • ipmitool-debugsource-1.8.15-