Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 30 for SLE 12 SP5)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 30 for SLE 12 SP5)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:1611-1
Rating: important
References: #1197344
Cross-References:CVE-2022-1011
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_116 fixes one issue.
The following security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2022-1011: A use-after-free flaw was found in the FUSE filesystem in the way a user triggers write(). This flaw allowed a local user to gain unauthorized access to data from the FUSE filesystem, resulting in privilege escalation. (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 Live Patching 12-SP5:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2022-1611=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_116-default-2-2.1

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