Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 15 SP3)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 17 for SLE 15 SP3)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:2262-1
Rating: important
References: #1199606 #1199648 #1200266 #1200268
Cross-References:CVE-2022-1116 CVE-2022-1734 CVE-2022-1966 CVE-2022-1972 CVE-2022-32250
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15-SP3
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15-SP3

An update that fixes 5 vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150300_59_63 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2022-32250: Fixed an use-after-free bug in the netfilter subsystem. This flaw allowed a local attacker with user access to cause a privilege escalation issue. (bnc#1200015)
  • CVE-2022-1972: Fixed a buffer overflow in nftable that could lead to privilege escalation. (bsc#1200019)
  • CVE-2022-1116: Fixed an integer overflow vulnerability in io_uring that allows local attacker to cause memory corruption and escalate privileges to root. (bsc#1199647) versions.
  • CVE-2022-1734: Fixed a r/w use-after-free when non synchronized between cleanup routine and firmware download routine. (bnc#1199605)

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-SP3:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2255=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2256=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2257=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2258=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2262=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_63-default-4-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_10-default-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_10-default-debuginfo-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_13-default-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_13-default-debuginfo-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_16-default-16-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_16-default-debuginfo-16-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_19-default-15-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-59_19-default-debuginfo-15-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_2-debugsource-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_3-debugsource-17-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_4-debugsource-16-150300.2.2
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP3_Update_5-debugsource-15-150300.2.2