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[security-announce] SUSE-SU-2018:1267-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12)
SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27
for SLE 12)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1267-1
Rating: important
References: #1088268 #1090036
Cross-References: CVE-2017-0861 CVE-2018-1000199
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_92 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
like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-853=1

Package List:

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



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