Security update for accountsservice

SUSE Security Update: Security update for accountsservice
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2778-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1099699 #1139487
Cross-References: CVE-2018-14036
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4

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

Description:

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

  • CVE-2018-14036: Prevent directory traversal caused by an insufficient path check in user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb() (bsc#1099699).

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Improved wtmp io performance (bsc#1139487).

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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2019-2778=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-2778=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-2778=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-2778=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP5-2019-2778=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-2778=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-devel-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-devel-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • accountsservice-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • typelib-1_0-AccountsService-1_0-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • accountsservice-lang-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • accountsservice-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • typelib-1_0-AccountsService-1_0-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • accountsservice-lang-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • accountsservice-lang-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP5 (x86_64):
    • accountsservice-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • typelib-1_0-AccountsService-1_0-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • accountsservice-lang-0.6.42-16.8.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • accountsservice-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • libaccountsservice0-debuginfo-0.6.42-16.8.3
    • typelib-1_0-AccountsService-1_0-0.6.42-16.8.3

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