Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 16 for SLE 12

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 16 for SLE 12
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:1291-1
Rating: important
References: #1030575 #1031660
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

  • An update that solves one vulnerability and has one errata is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.60-52_57 fixes several issues.

    The following security bugs were fixed:

    - CVE-2017-7308: The packet_set_ring function in net/packet/af_packet.c in
    the Linux kernel did not properly validate certain block-size data,
    which allowed local users to cause a denial of service (overflow) or
    possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted system calls
    (bsc#1030575, bsc#1031660).

    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-12-2017-767=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-767=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_57-default-6-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-xen-6-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-default-6-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_60-52_57-xen-6-2.1

    References: