Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 5 for SLE 15 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 5 for SLE 15 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:2526-1
Rating: important
References: #1173100 #1173659 #1173661 #1173663 #1173869 #1173934 #1173942 #1173963 #1174186 #1174247
Cross-References:CVE-2019-0155 CVE-2019-14895 CVE-2019-14901 CVE-2019-15117 CVE-2019-16746 CVE-2019-19447 CVE-2019-9458 CVE-2020-11668 CVE-2020-14331 CVE-2020-15780
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1

An update that fixes 10 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-197_18 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-2019-0155: Fixed a privilege escalation in the i915 graphics driver (bsc#1173663).
  • CVE-2019-16746: Fixed a buffer overflow in net/wireless/nl80211.c (bsc#1173659).
  • CVE-2019-9458: Fixed a use-after-free in media/v4l (bsc#1173963).
  • CVE-2020-11668: Fixed a memory corruption issue in the Xirlink camera USB driver (bsc#1173942).
  • CVE-2019-15117: Fixed an OOB memory access in the USB sound mixer (bsc#1173934).
  • CVE-2019-19447: Fixed a use-after-free in ext4_put_super (bsc#1173869).
  • CVE-2019-14901: Fixed a heap overflow in the Marvell WiFi driver (bsc#1173661).
  • CVE-2019-14895: Fixed a heap-based buffer overflow in the Marvell WiFi driver (bsc#1173100).

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-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2020-2526=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_18-default-8-2.2

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