Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1030-1
Rating: important
References: #1083488 #1085114 #1085447
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS

  • An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.61-52_122 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-2018-7566: The Linux kernel had a buffer overflow via an
    SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq by
    a local user (bsc#1083488).

    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 12-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-707=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_122-default-3-2.1
      • kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_122-xen-3-2.1

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