Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 21 for SLE 12)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 21 for SLE 12)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0245-1
Rating: important
References: #1069708 #1071471
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

  • An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_72 fixes one issue.

    The following security issues were fixed:

    - CVE-2017-15868: The bnep_add_connection function in
    net/bluetooth/bnep/core.c did not ensure that an l2cap socket is
    available, which allowed local users to gain privileges via a crafted
    application (bsc#1071471).

    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 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-173=1

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

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-default-8-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_72-xen-8-2.1

    References: