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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2019:1142-1: moderate: Security update for w3m
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for w3m

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2019:1142-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1077559 #1077568 #1077572
Cross-References: CVE-2018-6196 CVE-2018-6197 CVE-2018-6198

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3

An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for w3m fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

- CVE-2018-6196: Prevent infinite recursion in HTMLlineproc0 caused by the
feed_table_block_tag function which did not prevent a negative indent
value (bsc#1077559)
- CVE-2018-6197: Prevent NULL pointer dereference in formUpdateBuffer
- CVE-2018-6198: w3m did not properly handle temporary files when the
~/.w3m directory is unwritable, which allowed a local attacker to craft
a symlink attack to overwrite arbitrary files (bsc#1077572)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12: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-2019-1142=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):



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