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           SUSE-SU-2019:0480-1 Security update for supportutils
                             26 February 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           supportutils
Publisher:         SUSE
Operating System:  SUSE
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
                   Overwrite Arbitrary Files       -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service               -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-19640 CVE-2018-19639 CVE-2018-19638

Original Bulletin: 

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for supportutils


Announcement ID:   SUSE-SU-2019:0480-1
Rating:            important
References:        #1043311 #1046681 #1051797 #1071545 #1105849 #1112461
                   #1115245 #1117776 #1118460 #1118462 #1118463 #1125609 
Cross-References:  CVE-2018-19637 CVE-2018-19638 CVE-2018-19639 CVE-2018-19640
Affected Products: 
                   SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15

An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has 9 fixes is now available.


This update for supportutils fixes the following issues:
Security issues fixed:

  o CVE-2018-19640: Fixed an issue where users could kill arbitrary processes
  o CVE-2018-19638: Fixed an issue where users could overwrite arbitrary log
    files (bsc#1118460).
  o CVE-2018-19639: Fixed a code execution if run with -v (bsc#1118462).
  o CVE-2018-19637: Fixed an issue where static temporary filename could allow
    overwriting of files (bsc#1117776).

Other issues fixed:

  o Fixed invalid exit code commands (bsc#1125666).
  o Included additional SUSE separation (bsc#1125609).
  o Merged added listing of locked packes by zypper.
  o Exclude pam.txt per GDPR by default (bsc#1112461).
  o Clarified -x functionality in supportconfig(8) (bsc#1115245).
  o udev service and provide the whole journal content in supportconfig (bsc#
  o supportconfig collects tuned profile settings (bsc#1071545).
  o sfdisk -d no disk device specified (bsc#1043311).
  o Added vulnerabilites status check in basic-health.txt (bsc#1105849).
  o Added only sched_domain from cpu0.
  o Blacklist sched_domain from proc.txt (bsc#1046681).
  o Added firewall-cmd info.
  o Add ls -lA --time-style=long-iso /etc/products.d/
  o Dump lsof errors.
  o Added corosync status to ha_info.
  o Dump find errors in ib_info.

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 Module for Basesystem 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-2019-480=1

Package List:

  o SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 (noarch):


  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19637.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19638.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19639.html
  o https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-19640.html
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1043311
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1046681
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1051797
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1071545
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1105849
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1112461
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1115245
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1117776
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118460
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118462
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1118463
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1125609
  o https://bugzilla.suse.com/1125666

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