Security update for trousers

SUSE Security Update: Security update for trousers
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3349-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1157651
Cross-References:CVE-2019-18898
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for trousers fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-18898: Fixed a local symlink attack where a rogue tss user could have gain ownership of arbitrary files in the system during installation/update of the trousers package (bsc#1157651).

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 Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-SP1-2019-3349=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP1-2019-3349=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15-SP1 (x86_64):
    • libtspi1-32bit-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • libtspi1-32bit-debuginfo-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • trousers-debugsource-0.3.14-6.3.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • libtspi1-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • libtspi1-debuginfo-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • trousers-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • trousers-debuginfo-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • trousers-debugsource-0.3.14-6.3.1
    • trousers-devel-0.3.14-6.3.1

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