SUSE 5014 Published by

A gawk security update has been released for openSUSE Leap 15.4/15.5/Micro 5.3/5.4 and SUSE Linux Enterprise.



SUSE-SU-2023:3440-1: low: Security update for gawk


# Security update for gawk

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:3440-1
Rating: low
References:

* #1214025

Cross-References:

* CVE-2023-4156

CVSS scores:

* CVE-2023-4156 ( SUSE ): 3.3 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Affected Products:

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
* openSUSE Leap 15.4
* openSUSE Leap 15.5
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP5
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP5
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.3
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.3
* SUSE Manager Server 4.2
* SUSE Manager Server 4.3

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.

## Description:

This update for gawk fixes the following issues:

* CVE-2023-4156: Fix a heap out of bound read by validating the index into
argument list. (bsc#1214025)

## Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Low 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 15.4
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.4-2023-3440=1

* openSUSE Leap 15.5
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-SLE-15.5-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.3-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Micro-5.4-2023-3440=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP4
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP4-2023-3440=1

* Basesystem Module 15-SP5
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP5-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Proxy-4.2-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Retail-Branch-
Server-4.2-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Manager Server 4.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Product-SUSE-Manager-Server-4.2-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.1-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.2-2023-3440=1

* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SUSE-MicroOS-5.2-2023-3440=1

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.3-2023-3440=1

* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4
zypper in -t patch openSUSE-Leap-Micro-5.4-2023-3440=1

## Package List:

* openSUSE Leap 15.4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* openSUSE Leap 15.5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.3 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP4 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* Basesystem Module 15-SP5 (aarch64 ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Manager Proxy 4.2 (x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Manager Retail Branch Server 4.2 (x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Manager Server 4.2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.2 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro for Rancher 5.2 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.3 (aarch64 x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* openSUSE Leap Micro 5.4 (aarch64 s390x x86_64)
* gawk-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debuginfo-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1
* gawk-debugsource-4.2.1-150000.3.3.1

## References:

* https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2023-4156.html
* https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1214025