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-2019:2232-1
Rating: important
References: #1144502
Cross-References: CVE-2019-13233
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1

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:

  • CVE-2019-13233: Fixed use-after-free for access to an LDT entry caused by a race condition between modify_ldt() and a #BR exception for an MPX bounds violation (bsc#1140454).

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-SP1-2019-2232=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2233=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2235=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-195-default-5-13.2
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_4-default-4-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_7-default-3-2.1

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