Security update for polkit

SUSE Security Update: Security update for polkit
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0015-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1118277
Cross-References: CVE-2018-19788
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

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

  • CVE-2018-19788: Fixed handling of UIDs over MAX_UINT (bsc#1118277)

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 Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-15=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-15=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (noarch):
    • polkit-doc-0.114-3.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libpolkit0-0.114-3.6.1
    • libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
    • polkit-0.114-3.6.1
    • polkit-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
    • polkit-debugsource-0.114-3.6.1
    • polkit-devel-0.114-3.6.1
    • polkit-devel-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
    • typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.114-3.6.1

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