Security update for sudo

SUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1627-1
Rating: important
References: #1034560 #1042146
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

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

    Description:

    This update for sudo fixes the following issues:

    - CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367, the Linux process
    name could also contain a newline, which could be used to trick sudo to
    read/write to an arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146)

    Also the following non security bug was fixed:

    - Link the "system_group" plugin with sudo_util library to resolve the
    missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol (bsc#1034560)

    Patch Instructions:

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

    • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-6-2017-1001=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2017-1001=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1001=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-1001=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1001=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 (x86_64):
      • sudo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debugsource-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
      • sudo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debugsource-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):
      • sudo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debugsource-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • sudo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debugsource-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • sudo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.10p3-2.16.1
      • sudo-debugsource-1.8.10p3-2.16.1

    References: