Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16 for SLE 15)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16 for SLE 15)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:0940-1
Rating: important
References: #1159913 #1165631
Cross-References:CVE-2019-5108 CVE-2020-1749
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-150_41 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2020-1749: Fixed an issue in the networking protocols in encrypted IPsec tunnel (bsc#1165631)
  • CVE-2019-5108: Fixed an issue where by triggering AP to send IAPP location updates for stations before the required authentication process has completed could have led to denial-of-service (bsc#1159913).

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:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-2020-940=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_41-default-3-2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_41-default-debuginfo-3-2.2

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