Security update for cracklib

SUSE Security Update: Security update for cracklib
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2211-1
Rating: moderate
References: #928923 #992966
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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

    Description:


    This update for cracklib fixes a security issue and a bug:

    Security issue fixed:
    - Add patch to fix a stack buffer overflow in GECOS parser (bsc#992966
    CVE-2016-6318)

    The following non security issue was fixed:
    - Call textdomain in cracklib-check main function so that program
    output is translated accordingly. (bsc#928923)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3:
      zypper in -t patch slestso13-cracklib-12726=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-cracklib-12726=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch slessp4-cracklib-12726=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-cracklib-12726=1

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 (x86_64):
      • cracklib-dict-small-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • cracklib-devel-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • cracklib-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • cracklib-32bit-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):
      • cracklib-x86-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • cracklib-debuginfo-2.8.12-56.13.1
      • cracklib-debugsource-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • cracklib-debuginfo-32bit-2.8.12-56.13.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ia64):
      • cracklib-debuginfo-x86-2.8.12-56.13.1

    References: