Security update for aws-cli

SUSE Security Update: Security update for aws-cli
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0251-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1092493 #1105988 #1118021 #1118024 #1118099
Affected Products:
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8

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


This update for aws-cli to version 1.16.297 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2018-15869: Fixed an permission handling issue where an unexpected AMI could potentially be used (bsc#1105988).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Fixed an issue with the CLI client, where a ModuleNotFoundError was triggered (bsc#1092493).

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 OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-251=1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-251=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2020-251=1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8:
    zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-251=1

Package List:

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 (noarch):
    • aws-cli-1.16.297-22.11.1
  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 (noarch):
    • aws-cli-1.16.297-22.11.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (noarch):
    • aws-cli-1.16.297-22.11.1
  • HPE Helion Openstack 8 (noarch):
    • aws-cli-1.16.297-22.11.1