Security update for e2fsprogs

SUSE Security Update: Security update for e2fsprogs
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1987-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1009532 #1038194 #915402 #918346 #960273
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

  • An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has three fixes is now available.


    This update for e2fsprogs fixes the following issues:

    Security issues fixed:

    - CVE-2015-0247: Fixed couple of heap overflows in e2fsprogs (fsck,
    dumpe2fs, e2image...) (bsc#915402).
    - CVE-2015-1572: Fixed potential buffer overflow in closefs() (bsc#918346).

    Bug fixes:

    - bsc#1038194: generic/405 test fails with /dev/mapper/thin-vol is
    inconsistent on ext4 file system.
    - bsc#1009532: resize2fs hangs when trying to resize a large ext4 file
    - bsc#960273: xfsprogs does not call %{?regenerate_initrd_post}.

    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-15-2018-1353=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • e2fsprogs-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • e2fsprogs-debuginfo-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • e2fsprogs-debugsource-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • e2fsprogs-devel-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err-devel-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err-devel-static-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err2-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err2-debuginfo-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libext2fs-devel-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libext2fs-devel-static-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libext2fs2-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libext2fs2-debuginfo-1.43.8-4.3.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (x86_64):
      • e2fsprogs-32bit-debuginfo-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err2-32bit-1.43.8-4.3.1
      • libcom_err2-32bit-debuginfo-1.43.8-4.3.1