openSUSE-SU-2019:0240-1: moderate: Security update for pspp, spread-sheet-widget

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for pspp, spread-sheet-widget

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2019:0240-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1120061
Cross-References: CVE-2018-20230
Affected Products:
openSUSE Backports SLE-15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for pspp to version 1.2.0 fixes the following issues:

Security issue fixed:

– CVE-2018-20230: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in
read_bytes_internal function that could lead to denial-of-service

Other bug fixes and changes:

– Add upstream patch to avoid compiling with old Texinfo 4.13.
– New experimental command SAVE DATA COLLECTION to save MDD files.
– MTIME and YMDHMS variable formats now supported.
– Spread sheet rendering now done via spread-sheet-widget.

This update introduces a new package called spread-sheet-widget as

This update was imported from the openSUSE:Leap:15.0: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 Backports SLE-15:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-240=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Backports SLE-15 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64):



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