Security update for permissions

SUSE Security Update: Security update for permissions
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1163-1
Rating: important
References: #1160594 #1160764 #1161779 #1163922
Cross-References:CVE-2019-3688 CVE-2019-3690 CVE-2020-8013
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS

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

Description:

This update for permissions fixes the following issues:
Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2020-8013: Fixed a local privilege escalation with mrsh and wodim (bsc#1163922).

Non-security issues fixed:
  • Fixed regression where chkstat breaks without /proc available (bsc#1160764, bsc#1160594)
  • Fixed capability handling when doing multiple permission changes at once (bsc#1161779)
  • Fixed handling of relative directory symlinks in chkstat

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 Server for SAP 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES_SAP-15-2020-1163=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SLES-15-2020-1163=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-1163=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-HPC-15-2020-1163=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • permissions-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debuginfo-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debugsource-20180125-3.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-LTSS (aarch64 s390x):
    • permissions-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debuginfo-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debugsource-20180125-3.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-LTSS (aarch64 x86_64):
    • permissions-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debuginfo-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debugsource-20180125-3.21.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-ESPOS (aarch64 x86_64):
    • permissions-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debuginfo-20180125-3.21.1
    • permissions-debugsource-20180125-3.21.1

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