Security update for Linux kernel

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux kernel
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2013:0819-2
Rating: critical
References: #819789
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP2

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. It includes one version update.


    The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP2 RT kernel has been updated
    to fix a critical security issue.

    * CVE-2013-2094: A bounds checking problem in the perf
    systemcall could be used by local attackers to crash the
    kernel or execute code in kernel context.

    Security Issue reference:

    * CVE-2013-2094


    Everyone using the Real Time Linux Kernel on x86_64 architecture should update.

    Special Instructions and Notes:

    Please reboot the system after installing this update.

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP2:
      zypper in -t patch slertesp2-kernel-7733

    To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Real Time 11 SP2 (x86_64) [New Version: 3.0.74.rt98]:
    • cluster-network-kmp-rt-1.4_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-2.18.38
    • cluster-network-kmp-rt_trace-1.4_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-2.18.38
    • drbd-kmp-rt-8.4.2_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-
    • drbd-kmp-rt_trace-8.4.2_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-
    • iscsitarget-kmp-rt-1.4.20_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.23.35
    • iscsitarget-kmp-rt_trace-1.4.20_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.23.35
    • kernel-rt-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-rt-base-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-rt-devel-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-rt_trace-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-rt_trace-base-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-rt_trace-devel-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-source-rt-3.0.74.rt98-
    • kernel-syms-rt-3.0.74.rt98-
    • lttng-modules-kmp-rt-2.0.4_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.7.31
    • lttng-modules-kmp-rt_trace-2.0.4_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.7.31
    • ocfs2-kmp-rt-1.6_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.11.37
    • ocfs2-kmp-rt_trace-1.6_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-0.11.37
    • ofed-kmp-rt-1.5.2_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-
    • ofed-kmp-rt_trace-1.5.2_3.0.74_rt98_0.6.4-