Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 38 for SLE 12 SP2)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 38 for SLE 12 SP2)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:3648-1
Rating: important
References: #1165631 #1173942 #1176931 #1177513 #1178622
Cross-References:CVE-2020-0429 CVE-2020-11668 CVE-2020-1749 CVE-2020-25645 CVE-2020-25668
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.121-92_146 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2020-25668: Fixed a concurrency use-after-free in con_font_op (bsc#1178622).
  • CVE-2020-25645: Fixed an issue which traffic between two Geneve endpoints may be unencrypted when IPsec is configured to encrypt traffic for the specific UDP port used by the GENEVE tunnel allowing anyone between the two endpoints to read the traffic unencrypted (bsc#1177513).
  • CVE-2020-0429: Fixed a memory corruption due to a use after free which could have led to to local privilege escalation (bsc#1176931).
  • CVE-2020-11668: Fixed an issue where the Xirlink camera USB driver mishandled invalid descriptors (bsc#1173942).
  • CVE-2020-1749: Use ip6_dst_lookup_flow instead of ip6_dst_lookup (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 Server for SAP 12-SP2:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-3648=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-3648=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_146-default-2-2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_4_121-92_146-default-2-2.1

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