Security update for sudo

SUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2656-1
Rating: important
References: #1153674
Cross-References: CVE-2019-14287
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for sudo fixes the following issue:

  • CVE-2019-14287: Fixed an issue where a user with sudo privileges that allowed them to run commands with an arbitrary uid, could run commands as root, despite being forbidden to do so in sudoers (bsc#1153674).

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 Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-2656=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-2656=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-2656=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-2656=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-test-1.8.22-4.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-test-1.8.22-4.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-devel-1.8.22-4.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.8.22-4.6.1
    • sudo-devel-1.8.22-4.6.1

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