Security update for the Linux Kernel

SUSE Recommended Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
Announcement ID: SUSE-RU-2018:2200-1
Rating: important
References: #1090078 #1097948 #1098658 #1100089 #1100091
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3

  • An update that has 5 recommended fixes can now be installed.

    Description:



    The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP3 kernel was updated to receive various
    bugfixes.

    The following non-security bugs were fixed:

    - ipc/shm: Fix nil address (bsc#1090078)
    - sched/sysctl: Check user input value of sysctl_sched_time_avg
    (bsc#1100089).
    - x64/entry: Move ENABLE_IBRS after switching from trampoline stack
    (bsc#1098658).
    - x86/asm: Fix bug in retpoline code (bsc#1097948).
    - x86/fpu: Fix signal handling with eager FPU switching (bsc#1100091).
    - x86/fpu: Limit the scope of searching for "eagerfpu=off" to the actual
    %NUL terminated string.
    - x86/traps: Fix bad_iret_stack in fixup_bad_iret() (bsc#1098658).
    - x86/traps: Add missing kernel CR3 switch in bad_iret path (bsc#1098658).

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Recommended Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
    Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch slessp3-kernel-13712=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA:
      zypper in -t patch slexsp3-kernel-13712=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch sleposp3-kernel-13712=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-kernel-13712=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 s390x x86_64):
      • kernel-default-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-default-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-default-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-source-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-syms-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586 x86_64):
      • kernel-ec2-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kernel-bigsmp-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-bigsmp-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-bigsmp-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (s390x):
      • kernel-default-man-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3-LTSS (i586):
      • kernel-pae-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
      • kernel-default-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (i586 x86_64):
      • kernel-xen-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (x86_64):
      • kernel-bigsmp-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (ppc64):
      • kernel-ppc64-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-EXTRA (i586):
      • kernel-pae-extra-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3 (i586):
      • kernel-default-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-default-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-default-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-source-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-syms-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-base-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-devel-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 s390x x86_64):
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-trace-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586 x86_64):
      • kernel-ec2-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-ec2-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-xen-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (x86_64):
      • kernel-bigsmp-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-bigsmp-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 (i586):
      • kernel-pae-debuginfo-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1
      • kernel-pae-debugsource-3.0.101-0.47.106.38.1

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