Security update for the Linux Kernel

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0069-1
Rating: important
References: #1068032
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:



    The SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP4 kernel was updated to receive various
    security and bugfixes.

    This update is only provided as a fix update for IBM Z platform.

    - CVE-2017-5753 / "Spectre Attack": IBM Z fixes were included but not
    enabled in the previous update. This update enables those fixes.
    - CVE-2017-5715 / "Spectre Attack": IBM Z fixes were already included in
    the previous update. A bugfix for the patches has been applied on top.
    - CVE-2017-5754: The IBM Z architecture is not affected by the "Meltdown"
    attack.

    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 Software Development Kit 12-SP2:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP2-2018-48=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-48=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-HA-12-SP2-2018-48=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2 (noarch):
      • kernel-docs-4.4.103-92.59.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP2 (s390x):
      • kernel-obs-build-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-obs-build-debugsource-4.4.103-92.59.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2 (noarch):
      • kernel-devel-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-macros-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-source-4.4.103-92.59.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2 (s390x):
      • kernel-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-base-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-base-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-devel-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-man-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-syms-4.4.103-92.59.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12-SP2 (s390x):
      • cluster-md-kmp-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • cluster-md-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • cluster-network-kmp-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • cluster-network-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • dlm-kmp-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • dlm-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • gfs2-kmp-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • gfs2-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • kernel-default-debugsource-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • ocfs2-kmp-default-4.4.103-92.59.1
      • ocfs2-kmp-default-debuginfo-4.4.103-92.59.1

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