ESB-2019.1095 - [UNIX/Linux][SUSE] ed: Denial of service - Existing account 2019-04-02

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                               ESB-2019.1095
                SUSE-SU-2019:14005-1 Security update for ed
                               2 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ed
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5357  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2019/suse-su-201914005-1.html

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

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for ed

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Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2019:14005-1
Rating:            low
References:        #1019807
Cross-References:  CVE-2017-5357
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 ed fixes the following security issues:

  o CVE-2017-5357: An invalid free in the regular expression handling of the
    "ed" command processing could allow local users to crash ed. (bsc#1019807)

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-ed-14005=1
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-ed-14005=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
       ed-0.2-1001.30.3.4
  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
       ed-debuginfo-0.2-1001.30.3.4
       ed-debugsource-0.2-1001.30.3.4


References:

  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5357.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019807

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