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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:0756-1: important: Security update for kernel live patch 7
SUSE Security Update: Security update for kernel live patch 7

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:0756-1
Rating: important
References: #955837 #962078
Cross-References: CVE-2013-7446 CVE-2016-0728
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This kernel live patch for Linux Kernel 3.12.44-52.18.1 fixes two security

- CVE-2016-0728: A reference leak in keyring handling with
join_session_keyring() could lead to local attackers gain root
privileges. (bsc#962078).
- 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-12-2016-434=1

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

Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):



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