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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2018:1250-1: 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-2018:1250-1
Rating: important
References: #1088268 #1090036
Cross-References: CVE-2017-0861 CVE-2018-1000199
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
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An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.103-92_53 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

- CVE-2018-1000199: A bug in x86 debug register handling of ptrace() could
lead to memory corruption, possibly a denial of service or privilege
escalation (bsc#1090036).
- CVE-2017-0861: Use-after-free vulnerability in the snd_pcm_info function
in the ALSA subsystem in the Linux kernel allowed attackers to gain
privileges via unspecified vectors (bsc#1088268).


Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation
methods
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-877=1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-877=1



Package List:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_53-default-5-2.1

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_53-default-5-2.1


References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-0861.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1000199.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1088268
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1090036

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