Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 10 for SLE 15)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 10 for SLE 15)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2572-1
Rating: important
References: #1149841 #1151021
Cross-References: CVE-2019-14835
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4

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

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-150_17 fixes several issues.
The following security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2019-14835: A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way vhost functionality, that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host (bsc#1151021).

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-SP1-2019-2573=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2574=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2575=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2576=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2019-2587=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2570=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2572=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2577=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2578=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2580=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2581=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2584=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2585=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2019-2586=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2571=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2579=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2582=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2583=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2588=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2589=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2590=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2019-2591=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-195-default-6-16.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_10-default-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_15-default-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_4-default-5-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_7-default-4-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_14-default-4-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_14-default-debuginfo-4-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_17-default-4-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_17-default-debuginfo-4-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_22-default-3-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_22-default-debuginfo-3-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_27-default-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_27-default-debuginfo-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_32-default-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_32-default-debuginfo-2-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_19-default-8-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_19-default-debuginfo-8-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_22-default-7-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_22-default-debuginfo-7-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_25-default-6-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_25-default-debuginfo-6-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_28-default-5-2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-25_28-default-debuginfo-5-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-94_41-default-7-2.19.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-94_41-default-debuginfo-7-2.19.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_13-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_16-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_19-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_24-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_29-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_3-default-6-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_6-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP4_Update_0-debugsource-7-2.19.1

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