SUSE-SU-2017:2074-1: important: Security update for the Linux Kernel

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SUSE Security Update: Security update for the Linux Kernel
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Announcement ID:    SUSE-SU-2017:2074-1
Rating:             important
References:         #1049483
Cross-References:   CVE-2017-7533
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

The SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 kernel was updated to 3.12.61 to receive the
following security update:

– CVE-2017-7533: Bug in inotify code allowed privilege escalation
(bnc#1049483).

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 Server for SAP 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-1277=1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-1277=1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Public-Cloud-12-2017-1277=1

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

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (noarch):

kernel-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-macros-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-source-3.12.61-52.83.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 (x86_64):

kernel-default-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-base-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-base-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-syms-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-base-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-base-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-debugsource-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_83-default-1-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_83-xen-1-2.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (ppc64le s390x x86_64):

kernel-default-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-base-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-base-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-debugsource-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-default-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-syms-3.12.61-52.83.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (noarch):

kernel-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-macros-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-source-3.12.61-52.83.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (x86_64):

kernel-xen-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-base-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-base-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-debugsource-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-xen-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_83-default-1-2.1
kgraft-patch-3_12_61-52_83-xen-1-2.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS (s390x):

kernel-default-man-3.12.61-52.83.1

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 (x86_64):

kernel-ec2-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-ec2-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-ec2-debugsource-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-ec2-devel-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-ec2-extra-3.12.61-52.83.1
kernel-ec2-extra-debuginfo-3.12.61-52.83.1

References:

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-7533.html
https://bugzilla.suse.com/1049483