Security update for dovecot23

SUSE Security Update: Security update for dovecot23
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:0876-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1130116
Cross-References: CVE-2019-7524
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for dovecot23 fixes the following issue:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-7524: Fixed an improper file handling which could result in stack oveflow allowing local root escalation (bsc#1130116).

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 Server Applications 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Server-Applications-15-2019-876=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • dovecot23-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-mysql-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-mysql-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-pgsql-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-pgsql-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-sqlite-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-backend-sqlite-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-debugsource-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-devel-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-lucene-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-lucene-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-solr-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-solr-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-squat-2.3.3-4.10.1
    • dovecot23-fts-squat-debuginfo-2.3.3-4.10.1