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Vulnerability of SUSE LE: denial of service via man safe-rm

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via man safe-rm of SUSE LE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Creation date: 15/01/2020.
Références of this weakness: 1159105, SUSE-SU-2020:0102-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31322.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via man safe-rm of SUSE LE, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This computer threat alert impacts software or systems such as SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness announce is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

SUSE LE 12 SP4/5: new man packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: man 2.6.6-4.3.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: man 2.6.6-4.3.1
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