ESB-2018.3471 - [SUSE] accountsservice: Unauthorised access - Existing account 2018-11-06

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                               ESB-2018.3471
        Security vulnerability patched in accountsservice for SUSE
                              6 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           accountsservice
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14036  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183625-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for accountsservice
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3625-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1090003 #1095918 #1099699 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-14036
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15
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   An update that solves one vulnerability and has two fixes
   is now available.

Description:

   This update for accountsservice fixes the following issues:

   This security issue was fixed:

   - CVE-2018-14036: Prevent directory traversal caused by an insufficient
     path check in user_change_icon_file_authorized_cb() (bsc#1099699)

   Thsese non-security issues were fixed:

   - Don't abort loading users when an /etc/shadow entry is missing.
     (bsc#1090003)
   - When user session type is wayland, act_user_is_logged_in can return TRUE
     if the user is logged in. (bsc#1095918)


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 Module for Desktop Applications 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-2579=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      accountsservice-0.6.45-6.7.6
      accountsservice-debuginfo-0.6.45-6.7.6
      accountsservice-debugsource-0.6.45-6.7.6
      accountsservice-devel-0.6.45-6.7.6
      libaccountsservice0-0.6.45-6.7.6
      libaccountsservice0-debuginfo-0.6.45-6.7.6
      typelib-1_0-AccountsService-1_0-0.6.45-6.7.6

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15 (noarch):

      accountsservice-lang-0.6.45-6.7.6


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14036.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090003
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1095918
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1099699

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