ESB-2018.0994 - [SUSE] coreutils: Denial of service - Existing account 2018-04-04

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                               ESB-2018.0994
            SUSE Security Update: Security update for coreutils
                               4 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           coreutils
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-2616  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2550
                   ESB-2017.2196
                   ESB-2017.0751
                   ESB-2017.0523.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20180866-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for coreutils
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:0866-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1023041 
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-2616
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for coreutils fixes one issue.

   This security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2017-2616: In su with PAM support it was possible for local users to
     send SIGKILL to selected other processes with root privileges
     (bsc#1023041)


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:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-coreutils-13546=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-coreutils-13546=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      coreutils-8.12-6.25.33.3.1
      coreutils-lang-8.12-6.25.33.3.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (ia64):

      coreutils-x86-8.12-6.25.33.3.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      coreutils-debuginfo-8.12-6.25.33.3.1
      coreutils-debugsource-8.12-6.25.33.3.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (ia64):

      coreutils-debuginfo-x86-8.12-6.25.33.3.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-2616.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1023041

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