Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12 SP4)

SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 27 for SLE 12 SP4)
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2022:2697-1
Rating: important
References: #1200605 #1201080
Cross-References:CVE-2022-1679 CVE-2022-20141
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-95_99 fixes several issues.
The following security issues were fixed:

  • 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 Live Patching 12-SP4:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP4-2022-2697=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP4 (ppc64le s390x x86_64):
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-95_99-default-3-2.1

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