Security update for nfs-utils

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2776-1
Rating: moderate
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-3689 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-3689 ( NVD ): 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Basesystem Module 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for nfs-utils fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-3689: Fixed root-owned files stored in insecure /var/lib/nfs. (bsc#1150733)

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:

  • Basesystem Module 15
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2776=1

Package List:

  • Basesystem Module 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • nfs-utils-debugsource-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-kernel-server-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-client-debuginfo-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-kernel-server-debuginfo-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-utils-debuginfo-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-client-2.1.1-6.14.1
    • nfs-doc-2.1.1-6.14.1