Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 14 for SLE 12

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 14 for SLE 12
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:0881-1
Rating: important
References: #1030575
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_49 fixes one issue.

    The following security bugs were fixed:

    - CVE-2017-7184: The XFRM processsing in the Linux kernel 16.10 allowed
    local users to obtain root privileges or cause a denial of service
    (heap-based out-of-bounds access) via an integer overflow, as
    demonstrated during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2017
    (bsc#1030575).

    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-12-2017-509=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-509=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_49-default-8-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_49-xen-8-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_49-default-8-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_49-xen-8-2.1

    References: