Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 2 for SLE 15 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 2 for SLE 15 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:1888-1
Rating: important
References: #1140747
Cross-References: CVE-2019-11478
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-197_7 fixes one issue.
The following security issue was fixed:
This update contains a regression fix for CVE-2019-11477 and CVE-2019-11478 (bsc#1140747).

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 Module for Live Patching 15-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-1890=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-1891=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-1888=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_4-default-3-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_7-default-2-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_22-default-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_22-default-debuginfo-2-2.1

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