Security update for the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 39 for SLE 12 SP5)

Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2024:0373-1
Rating: important
CVSS scores:
  • 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 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_147 fixes one issue.

The following security issue was fixed:

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

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-SP5-2024-373=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-374=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-375=1 SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP5-2024-372=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP5 (ppc64le s390x x86_64)
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_147-default-11-2.2
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_173-default-5-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_162-default-7-2.1
    • kgraft-patch-4_12_14-122_176-default-4-2.1