Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 42 for SLE 12 SP5)

Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 42 for SLE 12 SP5)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2023:3582-1
Rating: important
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CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2023-1077 ( SUSE ): 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-1077 ( NVD ): 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-2176 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-2176 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-3090 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-3090 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-35001 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-35001 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-3567 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-3567 ( NVD ): 6.7 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5

An update that solves five vulnerabilities can now be installed.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_156 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2023-3567: Fixed a use-after-free in vcs_read in drivers/tty/vt/vc_screen.c (bsc#1213244).
  • CVE-2023-35001: Fixed an out-of-bounds memory access flaw in nft_byteorder that could allow a local attacker to escalate their privilege (bsc#1213063).
  • CVE-2023-1077: Fixed a type confusion in pick_next_rt_entity(), that could cause memory corruption (bsc#1208839).
  • CVE-2023-2176: Fixed an out-of-boundary read in compare_netdev_and_ip in drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c in RDMA (bsc#1210630).
  • CVE-2023-3090: Fixed a heap out-of-bounds write in the ipvlan network driver (bsc#1212849).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE 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-SP5-2023-3582=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2023-3583=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2023-3584=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_150-default-7-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_156-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_153-default-5-2.1

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