openSUSE-SU-2018:2885-1: moderate: Security update for shadow

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for shadow

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2885-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1106914
Cross-References: CVE-2018-16588
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for shadow fixes the following security issue:

– CVE-2018-16588: Prevent useradd from creating intermediate directories
with mode 0777 (bsc#1106914)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2: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-2018-1055=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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