Security update for sudo

SUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:4077-1
Rating: important
References: #1190818 #1203201 #1204986
Cross-References:CVE-2022-43995
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP3
  • SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
  • SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
  • SUSE Manager Server 4.2
  • openSUSE Leap 15.3
  • openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2

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

Description:

This update for sudo fixes the following issues:

  • CVE-2022-43995: Fixed a potential heap-based buffer over-read when entering a passwor dof seven characters or fewer and using the crypt() password backend (bsc#1204986).

  • Fix wrong information output in the error message (bsc#1190818).
  • Make sure SIGCHLD is not ignored when sudo is executed; fixes race condition (bsc#1203201).

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:

  • openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2:
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.2-2022-4077=1
  • openSUSE Leap 15.3:
    zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.3-2022-4077=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP3-2022-4077=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.2-2022-4077=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.1-2022-4077=1

Package List:

  • openSUSE Leap Micro 5.2 (aarch64 x86_64):
    • sudo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
  • openSUSE Leap 15.3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-devel-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-plugin-python-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-plugin-python-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-test-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-devel-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-plugin-python-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-plugin-python-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 (aarch64 s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 (aarch64 s390x x86_64):
    • sudo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debuginfo-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1
    • sudo-debugsource-1.9.5p2-150300.3.13.1

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