Security update for gdb

SUSE Security Update: Security update for gdb
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2914-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1115034 #1142772 #1145692
Cross-References: CVE-2019-1010180
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

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

Description:

This update for gdb fixes the following issues:
Update to gdb 8.3.1: (jsc#ECO-368)
Security issues fixed:

  • CVE-2019-1010180: Fixed a potential buffer overflow when loading ELF sections larger than the file. (bsc#1142772)

Upgrade libipt from v2.0 to v2.0.1.
  • Enable librpm for version > librpm.so.3 [bsc#1145692]: * Allow any librpm.so.x * Add %build test to check for "zypper install " message

  • Copy gdbinit from fedora master @ 25caf28. Add gdbinit.without-python, and use it for --without=python.

Rebase to 8.3 release (as in fedora 30 @ 1e222a3).
  • DWARF index cache: GDB can now automatically save indices of DWARF symbols on disk to speed up further loading of the same binaries.
  • Ada task switching is now supported on aarch64-elf targets when debugging a program using the Ravenscar Profile.
  • Terminal styling is now available for the CLI and the TUI.
  • Removed support for old demangling styles arm, edg, gnu, hp and lucid.
  • Support for new native configuration RISC-V GNU/Linux (riscv*-*-linux*).

  • Implemented access to more POWER8 registers. [fate#326120, fate#325178]

  • Add gdb-s390-handle-arch13.diff to handle most new s390 arch13 instructions. [fate#327369, jsc#ECO-368]

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 OpenStack Cloud 7:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2019-2914=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2914=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2914=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2914=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2019-2914=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2914=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 (s390x x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL (x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • gdb-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debuginfo-8.3.1-1.12.1
    • gdb-debugsource-8.3.1-1.12.1

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