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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2018:0298-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16 for SLE 12 SP2)
SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16
for SLE 12 SP2)
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0298-1
Rating: important
References: #1073230
Cross-References: CVE-2017-17712
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 4.4.103-92_53 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

- CVE-2017-17712: The raw_sendmsg() function had a race condition that
lead to uninitialized stack pointer usage. This allowed a local user to
execute code and gain privileges (bsc#1073230).


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-12-2018-217=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_103-92_53-default-2-2.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-17712.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1073230

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