Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 51 for SLE 12 SP5)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:1028-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • CVE-2023-51779 ( SUSE ): 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 Live Patching 12-SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP5

An update that solves one vulnerability can now be installed.


This update for the Linux Kernel 4.12.14-122_186 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

  • CVE-2023-51779: Fixed a use-after-free because of a bt_sock_ioctl race condition in bt_sock_recvmsg (bsc#1218610).

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-SP5-2024-1042=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-1030=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-1043=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-1028=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-1041=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-1029=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_176-default-6-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_165-default-8-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_159-default-10-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_186-default-4-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_162-default-9-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_179-default-5-2.2