ESB-2018.3931 - [UNIX/Linux][SUSE] libnettle: Access privileged data - Existing account 2018-12-20

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                               ESB-2018.3931
                       Security update for libnettle
                             20 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           libnettle
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-16869  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2018/suse-su-20184193-1/

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than SUSE. It is recommended that administrators 
         running libnettle check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for libnettle
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2018:4193-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1118086
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-16869
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice Development Tools 15
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 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 libnettle fixes the following issues:

   Security issues fixed:

   - CVE-2018-16869: Fixed a leaky data conversion exposing a manager oracle
     (bsc#1118086)


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 Open Buildservice Development Tools 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Development-Tools-OBS-15-2018-2986=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Desktop Applications 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Desktop-Applications-15-2018-2986=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2018-2986=1



Package List:

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

      libnettle-debugsource-3.4-4.3.1
      nettle-3.4-4.3.1
      nettle-debuginfo-3.4-4.3.1

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

      libhogweed4-32bit-3.4-4.3.1
      libhogweed4-32bit-debuginfo-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle-debugsource-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle6-32bit-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle6-32bit-debuginfo-3.4-4.3.1

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

      libhogweed4-3.4-4.3.1
      libhogweed4-debuginfo-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle-debugsource-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle-devel-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle6-3.4-4.3.1
      libnettle6-debuginfo-3.4-4.3.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-16869.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118086

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