Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 1 for SLE 12 SP3

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2794-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2017-1000251 ( SUSE ): 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2017-1000251 ( NVD ): 8.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2017-1000251 ( NVD ): 8.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.82-6_3 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2017-1000251: The native Bluetooth stack in the Linux Kernel (BlueZ) was vulnerable to a stack overflow vulnerability in the processing of L2CAP configuration responses resulting in Remote code execution in kernel space (bsc#1057950).

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 12-SP3
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2017-1733=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (x86_64)
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_82-6_3-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_82-6_3-default-debuginfo-2-2.1