openSUSE2021:0907-1: important: Security update for cryptctl

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for cryptctl ______________________________________________________________________________
Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2021:0907-1 Rating: important References: #1186226 Cross-References: CVE-2019-18906 Affected Products: openSUSE Leap 15.2 ______________________________________________________________________________
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
Description:
This update for cryptctl fixes the following issues:
Update to version 2.4:
– CVE-2019-18906: Client side password hashing was equivalent to clear text password storage (bsc#1186226) – First step to use plain text password instead of hashed password. – Move repository into the SUSE github organization – in RPC server, if client comes from localhost, remember its ipv4 localhost address instead of ipv6 address – tell a record to clear expired pending commands upon saving a command result; introduce pending commands RPC test case – avoid hard coding 127.0.0.1 in host ID of alive message test; let system administrator mount and unmount disks by issuing these two commands on key server.
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 15.2:
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2021-907=1

Package List:
– openSUSE Leap 15.2 (x86_64):
cryptctl-2.4-lp152.5.3.1 cryptctl-debuginfo-2.4-lp152.5.3.1
References:
www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18906.html bugzilla.suse.com/1186226