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openSUSE-SU-2015:1058-1: moderate: Security update for dpkg, update-alternatives
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for dpkg, update-alternatives
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2015:1058-1
Rating: moderate
References: #926749
Cross-References: CVE-2015-0840
Affected Products:
openSUSE 13.2
openSUSE 13.1
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

dpkg and update-alternatives were updated to 1.16.16 to fix one security
issue and severan non-security bugs.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed:

* CVE-2015-0840: Specially crafted deb packages could have been used to
bypass source package integrity verification in local installs
(boo#926749)

Also contains a number of upstream bugs and improvements.


Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE 13.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2015-421=1

- openSUSE 13.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2015-421=1

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


Package List:

- openSUSE 13.2 (i586 x86_64):

dpkg-1.16.16-8.3.1
dpkg-debuginfo-1.16.16-8.3.1
dpkg-debugsource-1.16.16-8.3.1
dpkg-devel-1.16.16-8.3.1
update-alternatives-1.16.16-8.3.1
update-alternatives-debuginfo-1.16.16-8.3.1
update-alternatives-debugsource-1.16.16-8.3.1

- openSUSE 13.2 (noarch):

dpkg-lang-1.16.16-8.3.1

- openSUSE 13.1 (i586 x86_64):

dpkg-1.16.16-3.3.1
dpkg-debuginfo-1.16.16-3.3.1
dpkg-debugsource-1.16.16-3.3.1
dpkg-devel-1.16.16-3.3.1
update-alternatives-1.16.16-3.3.1
update-alternatives-debuginfo-1.16.16-3.3.1
update-alternatives-debugsource-1.16.16-3.3.1

- openSUSE 13.1 (noarch):

dpkg-lang-1.16.16-3.3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-0840.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/926749


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