ESB-2018.3303 - [SUSE] xorg-x11-server: Root compromise - Existing account 2018-10-26

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                               ESB-2018.3303
         SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
                              26 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           xorg-x11-server
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise           -- Existing Account
                   Overwrite Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14665  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3282

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183456-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3456-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1078383 #1111697 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-14665
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3
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   An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
   is now available.

Description:

   This update for xorg-x11-server provides the following fix:

   Security issue fixed:

   - CVE-2018-14665: Local attackers could overwrite system files in any
     directory using the -logfile option and gain privileges (bsc#1111697)

   Non security issues fixed:

   - Do not write past the allocated buffer. (bsc#1078383)


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 Software Development Kit 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch sdksp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch slessp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:

      zypper in -t patch slessp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-xorg-x11-server-13843=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:

      zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-xorg-x11-server-13843=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-sdk-7.4-27.122.21.1

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

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):

      xorg-x11-Xvnc-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-extra-7.4-27.122.21.1

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

      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.4-27.122.21.1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-7.4-27.122.21.1
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-7.4-27.122.21.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14665.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1078383
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1111697

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