Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 11 for SLE 15 SP4)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:2428
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2023-0386 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-0386 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-2162 ( SUSE ): 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-2162 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
  • CVE-2023-23454 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-23454 ( NVD ): 5.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 15 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP4
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP4

An update that solves three vulnerabilities can now be installed.


This update for the Linux Kernel 5.14.21-150400_24_60 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2023-0386: Fixed privileges escalation for low-privileged users in the OverlayFS subsystem (bsc#1210499).
  • CVE-2023-2162: Fixed an use-after-free flaw in iscsi_sw_tcp_session_create (bsc#1210662).
  • CVE-2023-23454: Fixed a type-confusion in the CBQ network scheduler (bsc#1207188).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Important 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-SP4
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP4-2023-2428=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP4 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP4_Update_11-debugsource-2-150400.2.3
    • kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150400_24_60-default-debuginfo-2-150400.2.3
    • kernel-livepatch-5_14_21-150400_24_60-default-2-150400.2.3