Security update for grub2

SUSE Security Update: Security update for grub2
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:13989-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1045063 #1124662
Cross-References: CVE-2017-9763
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

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


This update for grub2 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2017-9763: Fixed a memory leak in grub_ext2_read_block (bsc#1045063)

Other issues addressed:
  • Added support for tftp block counter roll-over and backported support for efinetSNP open (bsc#1124662).

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 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-grub2-13989=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-grub2-13989=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (x86_64):
    • grub2-x86_64-efi-2.00-
    • grub2-x86_64-xen-2.00-
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (x86_64):
    • grub2-debuginfo-2.00-
    • grub2-debugsource-2.00-