Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 24 for SLE 12 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 24 for SLE 12 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:0988-1
Rating: important
References: #1076017 #1083488 #1085114 #1085447
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

  • An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_69 fixes several issues.

    The following security issues were fixed:

    - CVE-2017-13166: An elevation of privilege vulnerability was fixed in the
    kernel v4l2 video driver. (bsc#1085447).
    - CVE-2018-1068: A flaw was found in the Linux kernels implementation of
    32-bit syscall interface for bridging. This allowed a privileged user to
    arbitrarily write to a limited range of kernel memory (bsc#1085114).
    - CVE-2018-1000004: A race condition vulnerability existed in the sound
    system, which could lead to a deadlock and denial of service condition
    (bsc#1076017)

    Patch Instructions:

    To install this SUSE Security 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 for SAP 12-SP1:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2018-694=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-694=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_69-default-2-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_69-xen-2-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_69-default-2-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_69-xen-2-2.1

    References: