SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP2 ______________________________________________________________________________
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:0777-1 Rating: important References: #1025013 #1025254 Cross-References: CVE-2017-5970 Affected Products: SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 ______________________________________________________________________________
An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.
This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.21-81 fixes several issues.
The following security bug was fixed:
- CVE-2017-5970: The ipv4_pktinfo_prepare function in net/ipv4/ip_sockglue.c in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via (1) an application that made crafted system calls or possibly (2) IPv4 traffic with invalid IP options (bsc#1025013).
The following non-security bug was fixed: - Fix for a "Data miscompare on a read" which was observed during the rebuilding of degraded MDRAID VDs. (bsc#1025254)
To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update. Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12:
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2017-435=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5970.html https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025013 https://bugzilla.suse.com/1025254