Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 15 for SLE 12

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 15 for SLE 12
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:2657-1
Rating: important
References: #1004419
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

  • An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_54 fixes several issues.

    The following security bugs were fixed:
    - CVE-2016-5195: A local privilege escalation using MAP_PRIVATE was fixed,
    which is reportedly exploited in the wild (bsc#1004419).

    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 Server for SAP 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2016-1562=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-1562=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-default-3-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-xen-3-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-default-3-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_54-xen-3-2.1

    References: