Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 3 for SLE 12 SP5)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 3 for SLE 12 SP5)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:1775-1
Rating: important
References: #1171746 #1172437
Cross-References:CVE-2018-1000199 CVE-2020-10757
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_17 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-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-1774=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-1775=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-1776=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-1777=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2020-1778=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_17-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_20-default-3-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-120-default-5-12.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-120-default-debuginfo-5-12.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_12-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_7-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP5_Update_0-debugsource-5-12.2

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