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

SUSE Security Update: Security update for patch

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

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


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):


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



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