Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29 for SLE 15 SP1)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 29 for SLE 15 SP1)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:1335-1
Rating: important
References: #1197335 #1197344
Cross-References:CVE-2022-1011 CVE-2022-1016
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP1

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-197_108 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2022-1016: Fixed a vulnerability in the nf_tables component of the netfilter subsystem. This vulnerability gives an attacker a powerful primitive that can be used to both read from and write to relative stack data, which can lead to arbitrary code execution. (bsc#1197335)
  • CVE-2022-1011: Fixed an use-after-free vulnerability which could allow a local attacker to retireve (partial) /etc/shadow hashes or any other data from filesystem when he can mount a FUSE filesystems. (bsc#1197344)

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-SP1-2022-1341=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1350=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1351=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1361=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1362=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2022-1371=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1332=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1334=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1335=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1336=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1337=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1338=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1339=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1346=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1347=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1381=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_102-default-7-150100.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_105-default-4-150100.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_108-default-3-150100.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_89-default-15-150100.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_92-default-14-150100.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-197_99-default-12-150100.2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_103-default-7-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_106-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_110-default-4-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_113-default-3-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_66-default-16-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_71-default-15-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_74-default-13-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_80-default-12-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_91-default-9-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_98-default-7-2.1