SUSE-SU-2018:1128-1: important: Security update for patch


SUSE Security Update: Security update for patch
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1128-1
Rating: important
References: #1080918 #1080951 #1088420
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10713 CVE-2018-1000156 CVE-2018-6951

Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3
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An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for patch fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-1000156: Malicious patch files cause ed to execute arbitrary
commands (bsc#1088420).
– CVE-2018-6951: Fixed NULL pointer dereference in the intuit_diff_type
function in pch.c (bsc#1080918).
– CVE-2016-10713: Fixed out-of-bounds access within pch_write_line() in
pch.c (bsc#1080918).

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 Server 12-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2018-777=1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP3-2018-777=1

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):

patch-2.7.5-8.5.1
patch-debuginfo-2.7.5-8.5.1
patch-debugsource-2.7.5-8.5.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP3 (x86_64):

patch-2.7.5-8.5.1
patch-debuginfo-2.7.5-8.5.1
patch-debugsource-2.7.5-8.5.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10713.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000156.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-6951.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1080918
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1080951
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1088420


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