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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:0754-1: important: Security update for kernel live patch 11
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel live patch 11
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0754-1
Rating: important
References: #955837
Cross-References: CVE-2013-7446
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


This kernel live patch for Linux Kernel 3.12.51-52.39.1 fixes two security
issues:

Fixes:
- CVE-2013-7446: Use-after-free vulnerability in net/unix/af_unix.c in the
Linux kernel allowed local users to bypass intended AF_UNIX socket
permissions or cause a denial of service (panic) via crafted epoll_ctl
calls. (bsc#955837)


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 Live Patching 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2016-438=1

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_39-default-2-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_51-52_39-xen-2-2.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7446.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/955837

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