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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:0796-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:0796-1
Rating: important
References: #880892
Cross-References: CVE-2014-3153
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It
includes one version update.

Description:


The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 Service Pack 3 RealTime Extension kernel was
updated to fix a critical privilege escalation security issue:

* CVE-2014-3153: The futex acquisition code in kernel/futex.c can be
used to gain ring0 access via the futex syscall. This could be used
for privilege escalation by non-root users. (bnc#880892)

Security Issue reference:

* CVE-2014-3153
<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-3153>

Indications:

Everyone using the Real Time Linux Kernel on x86_64 architecture should
update.

Special Instructions and Notes:

Please reboot the system after installing this update.

Patch Instructions:

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

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3:

zypper in -t patch slertesp3-kernel-9337

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time Extension 11 SP3 (x86_64) [New Version:
3.0.101.rt130]:

cluster-network-kmp-rt-1.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-2.27.69
cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace-1.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-2.27.69
drbd-kmp-rt-8.4.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.22.35
drbd-kmp-rt_trace-8.4.4_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.22.35
iscsitarget-kmp-rt-1.4.20_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.38.54
iscsitarget-kmp-rt_trace-1.4.20_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.38.54
kernel-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-rt-base-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-rt-devel-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-rt_trace-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-rt_trace-base-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-rt_trace-devel-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-source-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
kernel-syms-rt-3.0.101.rt130-0.18.1
lttng-modules-kmp-rt-2.1.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.11.47
lttng-modules-kmp-rt_trace-2.1.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.11.47
ocfs2-kmp-rt-1.6_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.20.69
ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace-1.6_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.20.69
ofed-kmp-rt-1.5.4.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.13.60
ofed-kmp-rt_trace-1.5.4.1_3.0.101_rt130_0.18-0.13.60


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-3153.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/880892

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=b12b838c3802187f1ccd4d35cb77cddd

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