Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16 for SLE 12 SP5)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 16 for SLE 12 SP5)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2021:1046-1
Rating: important
References: #1179664 #1182717 #1183120 #1183491
Cross-References:CVE-2020-29368 CVE-2021-27363 CVE-2021-27364 CVE-2021-27365
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_63 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2021-27365: Fixed an issue where data structures did not have appropriate length constraints or checks, and could exceed the PAGE_SIZE value (bsc#1183491).
  • CVE-2021-27363: Fixed a kernel pointer leak which could have been used to determine the address of the iscsi_transport structure (bsc#1183120).
  • CVE-2021-27364: Fixed an issue where an unprivileged user could craft Netlink messages (bsc#1182717).
  • CVE-2020-29368: Fixed a race condition in a THP mapcount check (bsc#1179664).

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-SP5-2021-1046=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_63-default-2-2.2

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