Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 19 for SLE 15 SP3)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 19 for SLE 15 SP3)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:2696-1
Rating: important
References: #1200605 #1201080 #1201222
Cross-References:CVE-2022-1679 CVE-2022-20141 CVE-2022-34918
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 three vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150300_59_71 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2022-34918: Fixed a buffer overflow with nft_set_elem_init() that could be used by a local attacker to escalate privileges (bnc#1201171).
  • CVE-2022-1679: Fixed a use-after-free in the Atheros wireless driver in the way a user forces the ath9k_htc_wait_for_target function to fail with some input messages (bsc#1199487).
  • CVE-2022-20141: Fixed a possible use after free due to improper locking in ip_check_mc_rcu() (bsc#1200604).

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-SP3-2022-2695=1 SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP3-2022-2696=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Live Patching 15-SP3 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_71-default-4-150300.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150300_59_76-default-3-150300.2.1

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