Security update for syslog-ng

SUSE Security Update: Security update for syslog-ng
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14369-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1169385
Cross-References:CVE-2020-8019
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

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 11-SP4-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-syslog-ng-14369=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch sleposp3-syslog-ng-14369=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-syslog-ng-14369=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-syslog-ng-14369=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • syslog-ng-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
    • syslog-ng-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • syslog-ng-debuginfo-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1
    • syslog-ng-debugsource-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
    • syslog-ng-debuginfo-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1
    • syslog-ng-debugsource-2.0.9-27.34.40.5.1

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