ESB-2019.1077 - [SUSE] liblouis: Denial of service - Existing account 2019-04-01

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                               ESB-2019.1077
             SUSE-SU-2019:13994-1 Security update for liblouis
                               1 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           liblouis
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-17294  

Reference:         ESB-2019.1041
                   ESB-2018.2987

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2019/suse-su-201913994-1.html

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for liblouis

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Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2019:13994-1
Rating:            low
References:        #1109319
Cross-References:  CVE-2018-17294
Affected Products:
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for liblouis and python-louis fixes the following issue:
Security issue fixed:

  o CVE-2018-17294: Fixed an out of bounds read in matchCurrentInput function
    which could allow a remote attacker to cause Denail of Service (bsc#
    1109319).

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:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch slessp4-liblouis-13994=1
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-liblouis-13994=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
       liblouis-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
       liblouis0-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
       python-louis-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
       liblouis-debuginfo-1.7.0-1.3.16.1
       liblouis-debugsource-1.7.0-1.3.16.1


References:

  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-17294.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1109319

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