Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:4153-1
Rating: important
References: #1097356 #1118319
Cross-References: CVE-2018-5848 CVE-2018-9568
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_88 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2018-9568: Prevent possible memory corruption due to type confusion in sk_clone_lock. This could lead to local privilege escalation (bsc#1118319).
  • CVE-2018-5848: Fixed an unsigned integer overflow in wmi_set_ie. This could lead to a buffer overflow (bsc#1097356).

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-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2955=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2018-2958=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_85-default-10-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_85-xen-10-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_88-default-8-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_88-xen-8-2.1

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