Security update for ncurses

SUSE Security Update: Security update for ncurses
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3094-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1131830 #1134550 #1154036 #1154037
Cross-References: CVE-2018-10754 CVE-2019-17594 CVE-2019-17595
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-SP4
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0

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

Description:

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

  • CVE-2018-10754: Fixed a denial of service caused by a NULL Pointer Dereference in the _nc_parse_entry() (bsc#1131830).
  • CVE-2019-17594: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in _nc_find_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c (bsc#1154036).
  • CVE-2019-17595: Fixed a heap-based buffer over-read in fmt_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c (bsc#1154037).

Bug fixes:
  • Fixed ppc64le build configuration (bsc#1134550).

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-SP5-2019-3094=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2019-3094=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2019-3094=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2019-3094=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP4-2019-3094=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 Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libncurses5-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • tack-5.9-69.1
    • tack-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-base-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 (s390x x86_64):
    • libncurses5-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libncurses5-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • tack-5.9-69.1
    • tack-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-base-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 (s390x x86_64):
    • libncurses5-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP4 (x86_64):
    • libncurses5-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-32bit-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-devel-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • tack-5.9-69.1
    • tack-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-base-5.9-69.1
  • SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 (x86_64):
    • libncurses5-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses5-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-5.9-69.1
    • libncurses6-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-debugsource-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-5.9-69.1
    • ncurses-utils-debuginfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-5.9-69.1
    • terminfo-base-5.9-69.1

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