Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 18 for SLE 15)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 18 for SLE 15)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:2524-1
Rating: important
References: #1165631 #1173659 #1173942 #1174186 #1174247
Cross-References:CVE-2019-16746 CVE-2020-11668 CVE-2020-14331 CVE-2020-15780 CVE-2020-1749
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-150_52 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2020-14331: Fixed a buffer over-write in vgacon_scroll (bsc#1174247).
  • CVE-2020-15780: Fixed a lockdown bypass via injection of malicious ACPI tables via configfs (bsc#1174186).
  • CVE-2019-16746: Fixed a buffer overflow in net/wireless/nl80211.c (bsc#1173659).
  • CVE-2020-11668: Fixed a memory corruption issue in the Xirlink camera USB driver (bsc#1173942).
  • CVE-2020-1749: Fixed a flaw in IPsec where some IPv6 protocols were not encrypted (bsc#1165631).

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-15-2020-2524=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_52-default-2-2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150_52-default-debuginfo-2-2.2

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