Security update for gpg2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for gpg2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1814-1
Rating: important
References: #1096745
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

    Description:

    This update for gpg2 fixes the following security issue:

    - CVE-2018-12020: GnuPG mishandled the original filename during decryption
    and verification actions, which allowed remote attackers to spoof the
    output that GnuPG sends on file descriptor 2 to other programs that use
    the "--status-fd 2"
    option (bsc#1096745).

    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 Module for Basesystem 15:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-1223=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • gpg2-2.2.5-4.3.1
      • gpg2-debuginfo-2.2.5-4.3.1
      • gpg2-debugsource-2.2.5-4.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):
      • gpg2-lang-2.2.5-4.3.1

    References: