Security update for liblouis

SUSE Security Update: Security update for liblouis
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2780-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1095189 #1095825 #1095826 #1095827 #1095945 #1097103
Cross-References: CVE-2018-11440 CVE-2018-11577 CVE-2018-11683 CVE-2018-11684 CVE-2018-11685 CVE-2018-12085
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3

An update that fixes 6 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for liblouis, python-louis, python3-louis fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2018-11440: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095189)
  • CVE-2018-11577: Fixed a segmentation fault in lou_logPrint in logging.c (bsc#1095945)
  • CVE-2018-11683: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c (different vulnerability than CVE-2018-11440) (bsc#1095827)
  • CVE-2018-11684: Fixed stack-based buffer overflow in the function includeFile() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095826)
  • CVE-2018-11685: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in the function compileHyphenation() in compileTranslationTable.c (bsc#1095825)
  • CVE-2018-12085: Fixed a stack-based buffer overflow in the function parseChars() in compileTranslationTable.c (different vulnerability than CVE-2018-11440) (bsc#1097103)

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP3-2018-1944=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1944=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1944=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • liblouis-debugsource-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis-devel-2.6.4-6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • liblouis-data-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis-debugsource-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis9-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis9-debuginfo-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • python-louis-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • python3-louis-2.6.4-6.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • liblouis-data-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis-debugsource-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis9-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • liblouis9-debuginfo-2.6.4-6.6.1
    • python3-louis-2.6.4-6.6.1

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