ESB-2019.0050 - [SUSE] polkit: Increased privileges - Existing account 2019-01-04

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                               ESB-2019.0050
                        Security update for polkit
                              4 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           polkit
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-19788  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3797

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2019/suse-su-20190015-1/

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   SUSE Security Update: Security update for polkit
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2019:0015-1
Rating:             moderate
References:         #1118277 
Cross-References:   CVE-2018-19788
Affected Products:
                    SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Open Buildservice 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 polkit fixes the following issues:

   Security issue fixed:

   - CVE-2018-19788: Fixed handling of UIDs over MAX_UINT (bsc#1118277)


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-15-2019-15=1

   - SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15:

      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-15=1



Package List:

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

      polkit-doc-0.114-3.6.1

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

      libpolkit0-0.114-3.6.1
      libpolkit0-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
      polkit-0.114-3.6.1
      polkit-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
      polkit-debugsource-0.114-3.6.1
      polkit-devel-0.114-3.6.1
      polkit-devel-debuginfo-0.114-3.6.1
      typelib-1_0-Polkit-1_0-0.114-3.6.1


References:

   https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19788.html
   https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118277

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