Security update for cpio

SUSE Security Update: Security update for cpio
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3064-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1155199
Cross-References: CVE-2019-14866
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5
  • 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 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 Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-3064=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-3064=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-3064=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 Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cpio-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • cpio-lang-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cpio-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • cpio-lang-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • cpio-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • cpio-lang-2.11-36.6.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • cpio-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debuginfo-2.11-36.6.1
    • cpio-debugsource-2.11-36.6.1

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