Security update for xorg-x11-server

SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3680-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1112020
Cross-References: CVE-2018-14665
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-14665: Disable -logfile and -modulepath when running with elevated privileges (bsc#1112020,

Note that SUSE by default does not run with elevated privileges, so the default installation is not affected by this problem.

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 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2018-2617=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2617=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2617=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2617=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-source-1.19.6-8.3.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.19.6-8.3.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • xorg-x11-server-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-extra-1.19.6-8.3.2
    • xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2

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