Security update for cpio

SUSE Security Update: Security update for cpio
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3059-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1155199
Cross-References:CVE-2019-14866
Affected Products:
  • 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 cpio fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-14866: Fixed an improper validation of the values written in the header of a TAR file through the to_oct() function which could have led to unexpected TAR generation (bsc#1155199).

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 Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-3059=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-3059=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cpio-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-mt-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-mt-debuginfo-2.12-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (noarch):
    • cpio-lang-2.12-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cpio-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-mt-2.12-3.3.1
    • cpio-mt-debuginfo-2.12-3.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):
    • cpio-lang-2.12-3.3.1

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