openSUSE-SU-2018:1770-1: moderate: Security update for cobbler

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for cobbler

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:1770-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1074594 #1075014 #1081714 #1090205
Cross-References: CVE-2017-1000469
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that solves one vulnerability and has three fixes
is now available.


This update for cobbler fixes the following issues:

The following security issue has been fixed:

– CVE-2017-1000469: Escape shell parameters provided by the user for the
reposync action. (bsc#1074594)

Additionally, the following non-security issues have been fixed:

– Fix signature for SLES15. (bsc#1075014)
– Detect if there is already another instance of “cobbler sync” running
and exit with failure if so. (bsc#1081714)
– Add SLES 15 distro profile. (bsc#1090205)
– Require tftp(server) instead of atftp.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE 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:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-655=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (noarch):



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