Security update for ed

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ed
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:14005-1
Rating: low
References: #1019807
Cross-References: CVE-2017-5357
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


This update for ed fixes the following security issues:

  • CVE-2017-5357: An invalid free in the regular expression handling of the "ed" command processing could allow local users to crash ed. (bsc#1019807)

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-ed-14005=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ed-14005=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ed-0.2-1001.30.3.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • ed-debuginfo-0.2-1001.30.3.4
    • ed-debugsource-0.2-1001.30.3.4

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