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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2016:2230-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP1
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 7 for SLE
12 SP1
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2230-1
Rating: important
References: #991667
Cross-References: CVE-2016-6480
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.62-60_62 fixes several issues.

The following security bugs were fixed:
- CVE-2016-6480: Race condition in the ioctl_send_fib function in
drivers/scsi/aacraid/commctrl.c in the Linux kernel allowed local users
to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds access or system crash) by
changing a certain size value, aka a "double fetch" vulnerability
(bsc#991667).

The following non-security bugs were fixed:


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-12-2016-1311=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_62-60_62-default-2-9.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_62-60_62-xen-2-9.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-6480.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/991667

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