Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 43 for SLE 15 SP2)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0376-1
Rating: important
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CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2023-1829 ( SUSE ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-1829 ( NVD ): 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-6932 ( SUSE ): 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
  • CVE-2023-6932 ( NVD ): 7.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 SP2

An update that solves two vulnerabilities can now be installed.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 5.3.18-150200_24_172 fixes several issues.

The following security issues were fixed:

  • CVE-2023-6932: Fixed a use-after-free vulnerability in the ipv4 igmp component that could lead to local privilege escalation (bsc#1218255).
  • CVE-2023-1829: Fixed a use-after-free vulnerability in the control index filter (tcindex) (bsc#1210619).

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 15-SP1
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP1-2024-369=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Live-Patching-15-SP2-2024-371=1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-376=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP1 (ppc64le x86_64)
    • kernel-livepatch-4_12_14-150100_197_165-default-2-150100.2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15-SP2 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kernel-livepatch-SLE15-SP2_Update_43-debugsource-2-150200.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_172-default-2-150200.2.1
    • kernel-livepatch-5_3_18-150200_24_172-default-debuginfo-2-150200.2.1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_186-default-2-2.1

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