Security update for munge

SUSE Security Update: Security update for munge
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1144-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1155075 #1160075
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12

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


This update for munge to 0.5.14 fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2019-3691: Fixed a local privilege escalation during update (bsc#1155075)

Non-security issue fixed:
  • Add Provides for 'munge-libs' to package libmunge (bsc#1160075).

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 HPC 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-HPC-12-2020-1144=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for HPC 12 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • libmunge2-0.5.14-3.6.1
    • libmunge2-debuginfo-0.5.14-3.6.1
    • munge-0.5.14-3.6.1
    • munge-debuginfo-0.5.14-3.6.1
    • munge-debugsource-0.5.14-3.6.1
    • munge-devel-0.5.14-3.6.1