Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 20 for SLE 12 SP2)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 20 for SLE 12 SP2)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:1948-1
Rating: important
References: #1090338 #1096740
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS

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

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.120-92_70 fixes several issues.

    The following security issue was fixed:

    - CVE-2018-3665: System software utilizing Lazy FP state restore technique
    on systems using Intel Core-based microprocessors may potentially have
    allowed a local process to infer data from another process via a
    speculative execution side channel (bsc#1090338, bsc#1096740).

    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-SP2-2018-1316=1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2018-1316=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_120-92_70-default-4-2.1
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_120-92_70-default-4-2.1

    References: