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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2014:0837-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2014:0837-1
Rating: important
References: #880892
Cross-References: CVE-2014-3153
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS
SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras
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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 2 LTSS kernel was updated to fix
a critical 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 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 Server 11 SP2 LTSS:

zypper in -t patch slessp2-kernel-9401

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS (x86_64) [New Version: 3.0.101]:

kernel-default-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-default-base-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-default-devel-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-ec2-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-ec2-base-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-ec2-devel-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-source-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-syms-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-trace-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-trace-base-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-trace-devel-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-xen-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-xen-base-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
kernel-xen-devel-3.0.101-0.7.21.1
xen-kmp-default-4.1.6_06_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.5.16
xen-kmp-trace-4.1.6_06_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.5.16

- SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras (i586 s390x x86_64):

ext4-writeable-kmp-default-0_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.14.103
ext4-writeable-kmp-trace-0_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.14.103
kernel-default-extra-3.0.101-0.7.21.1

- SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras (i586 x86_64):

ext4-writeable-kmp-xen-0_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.14.103
kernel-xen-extra-3.0.101-0.7.21.1

- SLE 11 SERVER Unsupported Extras (i586):

ext4-writeable-kmp-pae-0_3.0.101_0.7.21-0.14.103
kernel-pae-extra-3.0.101-0.7.21.1


References:

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

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=57e8ca903c0e219b4a246341a1dcc918

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=61e1a2a73687bac3fafca164f96d8cc7

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=8a436d368e8568ba2e588b5dcdbf5638

http://download.suse.com/patch/finder/?keywords=9f300f6a58020c0e115d462d377a8e9b

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