Security update for the Linux Kernel

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2016:3188-1
Rating: important
References: #1013533 #1013604
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:


    The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP 2 kernel was updated to fix two security
    issues.

    The following security bugs were fixed:

    - CVE-2016-9576: A use-after-free vulnerability in the SCSI generic driver
    allows users with write access to /dev/sg* or /dev/bsg* to elevate their
    privileges (bsc#1013604).
    - CVE-2016-9794: A use-after-free vulnerability in the ALSA pcm layer
    allowed local users to cause a denial of service, memory corruption or
    possibly even to elevate their privileges (bsc#1013533).

    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 Workstation Extension 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1845=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1845=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1845=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2016-1845=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2016-1845=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1845=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-extra-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-extra-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • kernel-obs-build-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-obs-build-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • kernel-docs-3.12.67-60.64.24.3
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
      • kernel-default-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-base-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-base-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-syms-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • kernel-xen-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-base-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-base-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • kernel-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-macros-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-source-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 (s390x):
      • kernel-default-man-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (x86_64):
      • kernel-ec2-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-ec2-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-ec2-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-ec2-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-ec2-extra-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-ec2-extra-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_67-60_64_24-default-1-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_67-60_64_24-xen-1-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (noarch):
      • kernel-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-macros-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-source-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • kernel-default-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-extra-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-default-extra-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-syms-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-debugsource-3.12.67-60.64.24.1
      • kernel-xen-devel-3.12.67-60.64.24.1

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