SUSE-SU-2017:2069-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 10 for SLE 12 SP2

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 10 for SLE 12 SP2
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2069-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1050751
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-7533
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.74-92_29 fixes one issue.

The following security bugs were fixed:

– CVE-2017-7533: A bug in inotify code allowed local users to escalate
privilege (bsc#1050751).

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-12-2017-1262=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_74-92_29-default-2-2.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7533.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1050751