Security update for texlive-filesystem

SUSE Security Update: Security update for texlive-filesystem
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0520-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1150556 #1155381 #1158910 #1159740
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4

An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.

Description:

This update for texlive-filesystem fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  • Changed default user for ls-R files and font cache directories to user nobody (bsc#1159740)
  • Switched to rm instead of safe-rm or safe-rmdir to avoid race conditions (bsc#1158910) .
  • Made cron script more failsafe (bsc#1150556)

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Refreshed font map files on update (bsc#1155381)

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-SP5-2020-520=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-520=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 (noarch):
    • texlive-collection-basic-2013.74.svn30372-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-fontsrecommended-2013.74.svn30307-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-htmlxml-2013.74.svn30307-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-latex-2013.74.svn30308-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-latexrecommended-2013.74.svn30811-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-luatex-2013.74.svn30790-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-xetex-2013.74.svn30396-16.5.1
    • texlive-devel-2013.74-16.5.1
    • texlive-extratools-2013.74-16.5.1
    • texlive-filesystem-2013.74-16.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 (noarch):
    • texlive-collection-basic-2013.74.svn30372-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-fontsrecommended-2013.74.svn30307-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-htmlxml-2013.74.svn30307-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-latex-2013.74.svn30308-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-latexrecommended-2013.74.svn30811-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-luatex-2013.74.svn30790-16.5.1
    • texlive-collection-xetex-2013.74.svn30396-16.5.1
    • texlive-devel-2013.74-16.5.1
    • texlive-extratools-2013.74-16.5.1
    • texlive-filesystem-2013.74-16.5.1

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