Security update for netpbm

SUSE Security Update: Security update for netpbm
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0855-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1086777
Cross-References: CVE-2018-8975
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for netpbm fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2018-8975: The pm_mallocarray2 function allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer over-read) via a crafted image file (bsc#1086777).

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 Desktop Applications 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2019-855=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-855=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libnetpbm-devel-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • netpbm-debuginfo-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • netpbm-debugsource-10.80.1-3.3.36
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libnetpbm11-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • libnetpbm11-debuginfo-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • netpbm-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • netpbm-debuginfo-10.80.1-3.3.36
    • netpbm-debugsource-10.80.1-3.3.36

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