Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 37 for SLE 12 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 37 for SLE 12 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2019:3237-1
Rating: important
References: #1153161 #1156334
Cross-References: CVE-2019-15917 CVE-2019-17133
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 3.12.74-60_64_124 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2019-15917: Fixed a use-after-free issue when hci_uart_register_dev() fails in hci_uart_set_proto() in drivers/bluetooth/hci_ldisc.c (bsc#1156334).
  • CVE-2019-17133: Fixed Buffer Overflow to reject long SSID IE in cfg80211_mgd_wext_giwessid in net/wireless/wext-sme.c(bsc#1153161).

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-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-3237=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2019-3237=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_124-default-2-2.3
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_124-xen-2-2.3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS (x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_124-default-2-2.3
    • kgraft-patch-3_12_74-60_64_124-xen-2-2.3

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