Security update for polkit

SUSE Security Update: Security update for polkit
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2163-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1099031
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

    Description:

    This update for polkit fixes the following issues:

    Security issue fixed:

    - CVE-2018-1116: Fix uid comparison lacking in
    polkit_backend_interactive_authority_check_authorization (bsc#1099031).

    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 Workstation Extension 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP3-2018-1468=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1468=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1468=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1468=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP3 (x86_64):
      • libpolkit0-32bit-0.113-5.9.1
      • libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debugsource-0.113-5.9.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • polkit-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debugsource-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-devel-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-devel-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • libpolkit0-0.113-5.9.1
      • libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debugsource-0.113-5.9.1
      • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.113-5.9.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
      • libpolkit0-0.113-5.9.1
      • libpolkit0-32bit-0.113-5.9.1
      • libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
      • libpolkit0-debuginfo-32bit-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debuginfo-0.113-5.9.1
      • polkit-debugsource-0.113-5.9.1
      • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.113-5.9.1

    References: