Security update for syslog-ng

SUSE Security Update: Security update for syslog-ng
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1221-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1169385
Cross-References:CVE-2020-8019
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for syslog-ng fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2020-8019: Fixed a local privilege escalation during package update (bsc#1169385).

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 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2020-1221=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Legacy-12-2020-1221=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • syslog-ng-3.6.4-12.8.1
    • syslog-ng-debuginfo-3.6.4-12.8.1
    • syslog-ng-debugsource-3.6.4-12.8.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy Software 12 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • syslog-ng-3.6.4-12.8.1
    • syslog-ng-debuginfo-3.6.4-12.8.1
    • syslog-ng-debugsource-3.6.4-12.8.1

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