ESB-2018.3516 - [SUSE] xorg-x11-server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-11-09

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                               ESB-2018.3516
         SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
                              9 November 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-2018.3303
                   ESB-2018.3282

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20183680-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for xorg-x11-server
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:3680-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1112020 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-14665
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15
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   An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

   This update for xorg-x11-server fixes the following issues:

   - CVE-2018-14665: Disable -logfile and -modulepath when running with
     elevated privileges (bsc#1112020,

     Note that SUSE by default does not run with elevated privileges, so the
   default installation is not affected by this problem.


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-15-2018-2617=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2617=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-15-2018-2617=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2617=1



Package List:

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 (x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-wayland-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-wayland-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-source-1.19.6-8.3.2

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-sdk-1.19.6-8.3.2

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

      xorg-x11-server-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-debugsource-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-extra-1.19.6-8.3.2
      xorg-x11-server-extra-debuginfo-1.19.6-8.3.2


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-14665.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1112020

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