Security update for amanda

SUSE Security Update: Security update for amanda
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4121-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1112916
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10729
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for amanda fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2016-10729: Fixed a local privilege escalation from amanda to root via unsafe tar command options (bsc#1112916).

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 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-amanda-13911=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-amanda-13911=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • amanda-2.5.2.1-188.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • amanda-debuginfo-2.5.2.1-188.5.1
    • amanda-debugsource-2.5.2.1-188.5.1

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