Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 0 for SLE 15 SP1)
An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.
This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-195 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:
- CVE-2019-12817: arch/powerpc/mm/mmu_context_book3s64.c in the Linux kernel for powerpc had a bug where unrelated processes may be able to read/write to one another's virtual memory under certain conditions via an mmap above 512 TB. Only a subset of powerpc systems are affected (bsc#1138264).
- CVE-2019-3846: A flaw that allowed an attacker to corrupt memory and possibly escalate privileges was found in the mwifiex kernel module while connecting to a malicious wireless network (bsc#1136446).
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 Module for Live Patching 15-SP1:
zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-1765=1
- SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):