Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 9 for SLE 12 SP4)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 9 for SLE 12 SP4)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1754-1
Rating: important
References: #1171746 #1172437
Cross-References:CVE-2018-1000199 CVE-2020-10757
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-95_37 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2020-10757: Fixed an issue where remaping hugepage DAX to anon mmap could have caused user PTE access (bsc#1172437).
  • CVE-2018-1000199: Fixed a potential local code execution via ptrace (bsc#1171746).

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 Live Patching 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1750=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1751=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1752=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1753=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1754=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2020-1755=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_32-default-7-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_37-default-6-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_40-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_45-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_48-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_51-default-3-2.1

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