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openSUSE-SU-2017:1984-1: moderate: Security update for the_silver_searcher
openSUSE Security Update: Security update for the_silver_searcher

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2017:1984-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1050057
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 42.2

An update that contains security fixes can now be installed.


This update for the_silver_searcher to version 2.0.0 fixes a minor
security issue and includes various improvements.

New and updated functionality:

- New and updated support for various file types
- Performance improvements, including faster substring search
- Add --print-all-files options to print all files searched
- Add support for inverting ignore rules (e.g. !blah.txt)
- Add zsh completion function

The following functionality has changed:

- No longer read from .agignore, .ignore is used

The following potential security issue was fixed:

- Heap buffer overflow when searching an absolute path (boo#1050057)

The following bug fixes are included:

- Fix context line printing when reading from a pipe
- Ignore local-domain socket just like named pipes
- Fix --word-regexp not applying to alternates

Patch Instructions:

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

- openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-850=1

- openSUSE Leap 42.2:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2017-850=1

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

Package List:

- openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


- openSUSE Leap 42.2 (i586 x86_64):



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