SUSE-SU-2017:2114-1: important: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP3

SUSE Security Update: Security update for Linux Kernel Live Patch 0 for SLE 12 SP3
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Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2017:2114-1
Rating: important
References: #1050751
Cross-References: CVE-2017-7533
Affected Products:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:

This update for the Linux Kernel 4.4.73-5 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-SP3:

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Live-Patching-12-SP3-2017-1313=1

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

Package List:

– SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 12-SP3 (x86_64):

kgraft-patch-4_4_73-5-default-2-2.3.2
kgraft-patch-4_4_73-5-default-debuginfo-2-2.3.2
kgraft-patch-SLE12-SP3_Update_0-debugsource-2-2.3.2

References:

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


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