Security update for expat

SUSE Security Update: Security update for expat
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1834-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1139937
Cross-References: CVE-2018-20843
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

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

  • CVE-2018-20843: Fixed a denial of service triggered by high resource consumption in the XML parser when XML names contain a large amount of colons (bsc#1139937).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-1834=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-1834=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-1834=1
  • 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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • expat-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debugsource-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat-devel-2.1.0-21.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • expat-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debugsource-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x x86_64):
    • expat-debuginfo-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-debuginfo-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • expat-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debuginfo-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debugsource-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-debuginfo-32bit-2.1.0-21.6.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • expat-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • expat-debugsource-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-2.1.0-21.6.1
    • libexpat1-debuginfo-2.1.0-21.6.1

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