Security update for shadow

SUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2835-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1106914
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0
  • OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7

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 Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-1994=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-1994=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.
  • OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Magnum-Orchestration-7-2018-1994=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • shadow-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.2.1-27.19.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • shadow-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.2.1-27.19.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • shadow-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.2.1-27.19.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • shadow-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.2.1-27.19.1
  • OpenStack Cloud Magnum Orchestration 7 (x86_64):
    • shadow-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debuginfo-4.2.1-27.19.1
    • shadow-debugsource-4.2.1-27.19.1

References: