SUSE-SU-2017:1903-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 8 for SLE 12 SP2

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 8 for SLE 12 SP2
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:1903-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1039348 #1039496 #1045340 #1045406
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-1000364
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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An update that solves one vulnerability and has three fixes
is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.59-92_20 fixes several issues.

The following bugs were fixed:

– CVE-2017-1000364: The previous fix for the stack gap increase tracked by
CVE-2017-1000364 had a regression, which is fixed by this follow up
patch. (bsc#1039496)

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-2017-1181=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use “zypper patch”.

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_59-92_20-default-2-2.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000364.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039348
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1039496
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045340
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1045406