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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2017:1697-1: important: Security update for sudo
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for sudo

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:1697-1
Rating: important
References: #1034560 #1042146
Cross-References: CVE-2017-1000368
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.2

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


This update for sudo fixes the following security issue:

- CVE-2017-1000368: A follow-up fix to CVE-2017-1000367, the Linux process
name could also contain a newline, which could be used to trick sudo to
read/write to an arbitrary open terminal. (bsc#1042146)

Also the following non security bug was fixed:

- Link the "system_group" plugin with sudo_util library to resolve the
missing sudo_dso_findsym symbol (bsc#1034560)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-744=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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