Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 0 for SLE 15 SP1)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2232-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2019-13233 ( SUSE ): 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2019-13233 ( NVD ): 7.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-195 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2019-13233: Fixed use-after-free for access to an LDT entry caused by a race condition between modify_ldt() and a #BR exception for an MPX bounds violation (bsc#1140454).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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 Live Patching 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2235=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2233=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2232=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64)
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-195-default-5-13.2
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_7-default-3-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_4-default-4-2.1