Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-security-announce (98 mails)

< Previous Next >
[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2017:3315-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29 for SLE 12)
SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29
for SLE 12)
______________________________________________________________________________

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:3315-1
Rating: important
References: #1064388 #1064392
Cross-References: CVE-2017-15649
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
______________________________________________________________________________

An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata
is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_106 fixes several issues.

The following security issue was fixed:

- CVE-2017-15649: net/packet/af_packet.c in the Linux kernel allowed local
users to gain privileges via crafted system calls that trigger
mishandling of packet_fanout data structures, because of a race
condition (involving fanout_add and packet_do_bind) that leads to a
use-after-free, a different vulnerability than CVE-2017-6346
(bsc#1064388)


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 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-2071=1

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


Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_106-default-2-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_106-xen-2-2.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15649.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1064388
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1064392

--
To unsubscribe, e-mail: opensuse-security-announce+unsubscribe@xxxxxxxxxxxx
For additional commands, e-mail: opensuse-security-announce+help@xxxxxxxxxxxx

< Previous Next >
This Thread
  • No further messages