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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2017:0307-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 4 for SLE 12 SP2
SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 4 for SLE
12 SP2
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:0307-1
Rating: important
References: #1019079
Cross-References: CVE-2016-10088
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 fixes one security issue:

- CVE-2016-10088: The sg implementation in the Linux kernel did not
properly restrict write operations in situations where the KERNEL_DS
option is set, which allowed local users to read or write to arbitrary
kernel memory locations or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) by
leveraging access to a /dev/sg device (bsc#1017710).


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-12-2017-162=1

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_38-93-default-2-2.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-10088.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1019079

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