openSUSE-SU-2018:2741-1: important: Security update for zsh

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for zsh

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2741-1
Rating: important
References: #1107294 #1107296
Cross-References: CVE-2018-0502 CVE-2018-13259
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for zsh to version 5.6 fixes the following security issues:

– CVE-2018-0502: The beginning of a #! script file was mishandled,
potentially leading to an execve call to a program named on the second
line (bsc#1107296).
– CVE-2018-13259: Shebang lines exceeding 64 characters were truncated,
potentially leading to an execve call to a program name that is a
substring of the intended one (bsc#1107294).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15: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 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1018=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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