Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP2)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 12 SP2)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1031-1
Rating: important
References: #1073230 #1076017 #1083488 #1085114 #1085447
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS

  • An update that solves four vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.103-92_56 fixes several issues.

    The following security issues were fixed:

    - CVE-2017-13166: Prevent elevation of privilege vulnerability in the v4l2
    video driver (bsc#1085447).
    - CVE-2018-1068: A flaw in the implementation of 32-bit syscall interface
    for bridging allowed a privileged user to arbitrarily write to a limited
    range of kernel memory (bsc#1085114).
    - CVE-2018-7566: Prevent buffer overflow via an
    SNDRV_SEQ_IOCTL_SET_CLIENT_POOL ioctl write operation to /dev/snd/seq by
    a local user (bsc#1083488).
    - CVE-2018-1000004: Prevent race condition in the sound system that could
    have 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-SP2:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2018-671=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-671=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_56-default-4-2.2
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_103-92_56-default-4-2.2

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