Security update for cloud-init

SUSE Security Update: Security update for cloud-init
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3097-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1099358 #1129124 #1136440 #1142988 #1144363 #1151488 #1154092
Cross-References: CVE-2019-0816
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15

An update that solves one vulnerability and has 6 fixes is now available.

Description:

This update for cloud-init to version 19.2 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-0816: Fixed the unnecessary extra ssh keys that were added to authorized_keys (bsc#1129124).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Short circuit the conditional for identifying the sysconfig renderer (bsc#1154092, bsc#1142988).
  • If /etc/resolv.conf is a symlink, break it. This will avoid netconfig from clobbering the changes cloud-init applied (bsc#1151488).

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 Public Cloud 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-15-2019-3097=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2019-3097=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cloud-init-19.2-5.18.1
    • cloud-init-config-suse-19.2-5.18.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • cloud-init-doc-19.2-5.18.1

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