Security update for shadow

SUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2834-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1106914
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for shadow fixes the following security issue:

  • Prevent useradd from creating intermediate directories with mode 0777 (bsc#1106914)

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-15-2018-1993=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • shadow-4.5-7.3.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.5-7.3.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.5-7.3.1

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