Security update for transfig

SUSE Security Update: Security update for transfig
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1291-1
Rating: low
References: #1106531
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


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

  • CVE-2018-16140: Fixed a buffer underwrite vulnerability in get_line() in read.c, which allowed an attacker to write prior to the beginning of the buffer via specially crafted .fig file (bsc#1106531)

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 Workstation Extension 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-WE-15-2019-1291=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):
    • transfig-3.2.6a-4.3.51
    • transfig-debuginfo-3.2.6a-4.3.51
    • transfig-debugsource-3.2.6a-4.3.51