Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP3)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 7 for SLE 12 SP3)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:2255-1
Rating: important
References: #1090338 #1096740
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3

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

    Description:

    This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.103-6_38 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 Live Patching 12-SP3:
      zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2018-1519=1

    Package List:

    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (ppc64le x86_64):
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_103-6_38-default-7-2.5
      • kgraft-patch-4_4_103-6_38-default-debuginfo-7-2.5

    References: