Security update for slirp4netns

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1197-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2020-1983 ( SUSE ): 7.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
  • CVE-2020-1983 ( NVD ): 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Affected Products:
  • Containers Module 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1 Business Critical Linux 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.0
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.0

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for slirp4netns fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

  • CVE-2020-1983: Fixed a use-after-free in ip_reass (bsc#1170940).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • Containers Module 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Containers-15-SP1-2020-1197=1

Package List:

  • Containers Module 15-SP1 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • slirp4netns-0.4.5-3.9.1
    • slirp4netns-debuginfo-0.4.5-3.9.1
    • slirp4netns-debugsource-0.4.5-3.9.1