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openSUSE-SU-2017:1124-1: moderate: Security update for backintime
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for backintime
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:1124-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1007723 #1032717
Cross-References: CVE-2017-7572
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.2
openSUSE Leap 42.1
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:


This update for backintime to version 1.1.20 fixes several issues.

These security issues were fixed:

- CVE-2017-7572: The _checkPolkitPrivilege function in serviceHelper.py in
backintime used a deprecated polkit authorization method (unix-process)
that is subject to a race condition (time of check, time of use)
(bsc#1032717).
- Don't store passwords given to polkit helper
- boo#1007723: General security hardening measures

These non-security issues were fixed:

- Delete udev configuration files on uninstall
- Merge doc subpackage into main package


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-2017-525=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.1:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-525=1

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


Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (noarch):

backintime-1.1.20-3.3.1
backintime-lang-1.1.20-3.3.1
backintime-qt4-1.1.20-3.3.1

- openSUSE Leap 42.1 (noarch):

backintime-1.1.20-3.1
backintime-lang-1.1.20-3.1
backintime-qt4-1.1.20-3.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7572.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1007723
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1032717


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