Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 32 for SLE 12 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:2613-1
Rating: important
References: #1151021
Cross-References: CVE-2019-14835
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_107 fixes one issue.
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 Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2593=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2594=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2604=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2605=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2613=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2614=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2019-2615=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2592=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2595=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2596=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2597=1 SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-2598=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2593=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2594=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2604=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2605=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2613=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2614=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2019-2615=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2592=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2595=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2596=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2597=1 SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-2598=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_101-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_104-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_109-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_117-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_95-default-8-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_98-default-7-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-default-9-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-xen-9-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_110-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_110-xen-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-xen-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_118-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_118-xen-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_121-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_121-xen-2-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_101-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_104-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_109-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_114-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_117-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_95-default-8-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_98-default-7-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-default-9-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_107-xen-9-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_110-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_110-xen-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_115-xen-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_118-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_118-xen-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_121-default-2-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_121-xen-2-2.1

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