Security update for screen

SUSE Security Update: Security update for screen
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1354-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1130831 #944458
Cross-References: CVE-2015-6806
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.

Description:

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

  • CVE-2015-6806: Fixed a stack overflow due to deep recursion (bsc#944458).

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Fixed segmentation faults related to altscreen and resizing screen (bsc#1130831).

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 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1354=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2019-1354=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1354=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2019-1354=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.
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0:
    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 Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform ALL (x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • screen-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debuginfo-4.0.4-23.3.3
    • screen-debugsource-4.0.4-23.3.3

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