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[security-announce] openSUSE-SU-2019:2628-1: moderate: Security update for calamares
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for calamares

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2019:2628-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1140256 #1152377
Cross-References: CVE-2019-13178
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.1
openSUSE Leap 15.0

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


This update for calamares fixes the following issues:

- Launch with "pkexec calamares" in openSUSE Tumbleweed, but launch with
"xdg-su -c calamares" in openSUSE Leap 15.

Update to Calamares 3.2.15:

- "displaymanager" module now treats "sysconfig" as a regular entry in the
"displaymanagers" list, and the "sysconfigSetup" key is used as a
shorthand to force only that entry in the list.
- "machineid" module has been re-written in C++ and extended with a new
configuration key to generate urandom pool data.
- "unpackfs" now supports a special "sourcefs" value of file for copying
single files (optionally with renaming) or directory trees to the target
- "unpackfs" now support an "exclude" and "excludeFile" setting for
excluding particular files or patters from unpacking.

Update to Calamares 3.2.14:
- "locale" module no longer recognizes the legacy GeoIP configuration.
This has been deprecated since Calamares 3.2.8 and is now removed.
- "packagechooser" module can now be custom-labeled in the overall
progress (left-hand column).
- "displaymanager" module now recognizes KDE Plasma 5.17.
- "displaymanager" module now can handle Wayland sessions and can detect
sessions from their .desktop files.
- "unpackfs" now has special handling for sourcefs setting “file”.

Update to Calamares 3.2.13.

More about upstream changes: and

Update to Calamares 3.2.11:

- Fix race condition in modules/luksbootkeyfile/ (boo#1140256,
- more about upstream changes in 3.2 versions can be found in and

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 15.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2628=1

- openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2019-2628=1

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 15.1 (x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 15.1 (noarch):


- openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):



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