Security update for hostinfo, supportutils

SUSE Security Update: Security update for hostinfo, supportutils
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1122-1
Rating: important
References: #1054979 #1099498 #1115245 #1117751 #1117776 #1118460 #1118462 #1118463 #1125623 #1125666
Cross-References: CVE-2018-19636 CVE-2018-19637 CVE-2018-19638 CVE-2018-19639 CVE-2018-19640
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL

An update that solves 5 vulnerabilities and has 5 fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for hostinfo, supportutils fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed for supportutils:

  • CVE-2018-19640: Fixed an issue where users could kill arbitrary processes (bsc#1118463).
  • CVE-2018-19638: Fixed an issue where users could overwrite arbitrary log files (bsc#1118460).
  • CVE-2018-19639: Fixed a code execution if run with -v (bsc#1118462).
  • CVE-2018-19637: Fixed an issue where static temporary filename could allow overwriting of files (bsc#1117776).
  • CVE-2018-19636: Fixed a local root exploit via inclusion of attacker controlled shell script (bsc#1117751).

Other issues fixed for supportutils:
  • Fixed invalid exit code commands (bsc#1125666)
  • SUSE separation in supportconfig (bsc#1125623)
  • Clarified supportconfig(8) -x option (bsc#1115245)
  • supportconfig: 3.0.127
  • btrfs filesystem usage
  • List products.d
  • Dump lsof errors
  • Added ha commands for corosync
  • Dumped find errors in ib_info

Issues fixed in hostinfo:
  • Removed extra kernel install dates (bsc#1099498)
  • Resolved network bond issue (bsc#1054979)

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-4-2019-1122=1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL:
    To install this update, use the SUSE CaaS Platform Velum dashboard. It will inform you if it detects new updates and let you then trigger updating of the complete cluster in a controlled way.

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 4 (noarch):
    • hostinfo-1.0.1-19.5.1
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (noarch):
    • supportutils-3.0-95.21.1

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